Najma Akhtar

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Birthday
18, 1964
Birthplace
Chelmsford, England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Chelmsford, England

About

1984 winner of the Birmingham Asian Song Contest whose music combines jazz, Indian ghazal and bhajans. She put out eight albums between 1988 and 2009.

Before Fame

She attended Aston University, Birmingham to study chemical engineering. She produced her first album in 1987.

Trivia

She has worked with several musicians through her career, including saxophonists Stan Harrison and Michael J. Parlett.

Family Life

She is of Asian descent, but was born in England.

Associated With

She worked with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant on the track "The Battle of Evermore."