Renowned Uyghur Musical Scholar Dr. Akram Hashimov of Uzbekistan passes away at 59

by Anne Kader




Translated by A. Kader


TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN — A renowned Uyghur scholar Dr. Akram Hashimov has passed away in Uzbekistan at 59, Uyghur Times Uyghur Edition reports.


The list of late Mr. Akram Hashimov ‘s life achievements stands long: He was an associate professor of the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, a senior researcher of the National Music Arts, a Doctor of Arts, and Master of Discipleship. Dr. Hashimov was one of the leading Uyghur cultural figures in Uzbekistan. 


Dr. Hashimov was born on January 4, 1963, and lived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He graduated from the School of Music and entered the Tashkent Conservatory. For many years, he worked as an associate professor at the conservatory.


Dr. Hashimov was one of the most respected international music scholars in Uyghur 12 Muqam Studies and Uyghur National Music Research. 


Mr. Hashimov was an author of many scholarly works, and he tirelessly promoted Central Asian Uyghur culture and Uyghur art on social media.   

He daily provided his followers with valuable information on Uzbek Uyghur culture.



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