Nazrul Giti Singer Firoza Begam is no more .
Firoza Begum, 84, breathed her last at Dhaka’s Apollo Hospital on Tuesday night. Her mortal remains were taken to her Indira Road residence and then to the Central Shaheed Minar in the morning for the people to pay respects. Hundreds of cultural activists, artists and common people gathered at the Shaheed Minar to catch a last glimpse of the veteran singer.
People from across broad spectrum of society – from politicians to Nazrul researchers, from cultural activists to regular people – paid glowing tributes to the singer on Wednesday before she was finally laid to rest.They said an artiste of her calibre graces the field of music only rarely.