Momtaz Begum Bangladeshi top music artist
Momtaz Begum famous known as Momtaz for her short name, is a Bangladeshi top music artist, singer and producer of Bengali folk music and Baul music. Momtaz is also famous as The Music Queen, popular for her unconventional use of music lyrics. During her international career spanning two decades, she has recorded around 700 albums, in 2009 Momtaz was appointed a member of the Parliament of Bangladesh. Momtaj married her guru/teacher of folk song Abdur Rashid Sorkar. Momtaz learn music from her guru matal razzak dewan who is also a famous folk artist. Momtaz learn 1st music from her father Modhu boyati, 2nd from Matal Razzak Dewan 3rd from Abddur Rashid Sorkar, who was her husband later.
The kind of music she used to perform like Marfati, Boithoki, Murshidi can roughly fall under the genre of mystic songs.