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Padma Bhushan Sabri khan (88) passed away on Monday due to breathing problems.

On Monday night, Khan had difficulty in breathing for which his family got him hospitalised. Doctor declared death due to breathing problems.

Sabri Khan was a renowned sarangi player. He had contributed a lot to Indian classical music. He has been honored with numerous awards like Sahitya Kala Parishad Award, UP Sangeet Natak Academy Award, National Sangeet Natak Academy Award and the prestigious Padma Shree (1992) and Padma Bhushan awards (2006).

Sabri Khan’s cadaver would be buried on Thursday.