ڈاکٹر داؤد رہبرؔ بحیثیت شاعر: ایک تعارف

Dawood Rahbar as a Poet: An Introduction

  • Mrs. Nosheen Safdar Govt. Post Graduate College, Sargodha
Keywords: Dawood Rahbar, Urdu,, Poet, Introduction, Bazam Nama

Abstract

Daud Rahber (1926 - 5 October 2013) was a scholar of comparative religions, Arabic, Persian, Urdu literature and Indian classical music. Rahber is regarded as accomplished essayist, poet, composer, translator, philosopher, contributer to Inter civilization dialogue, musicologist, drummer, singer and guitarist. In 1949, he left Pakistan for Cambridge University where he got his Ph.D. He served as a teacher at reputable Universities in Canada and Turkey. His love for poetry and music can never be subsided. In 1968, he became a member of the faculty of Boston University where he taught comparative religions for 23 years. He retired in 1991 and settled in Florida. In rich tradition of Urdu poetry, Daud Rahber's comprehensive 'kulliyat' and 'Baqiyat' show an amazing breadth of content. His diction includes words from Hindi, Arabic, Persian and Urdu, all assimilated into flawless, rhythmic phrases. He is sensitive to the human conditions and always sees the infinite in the infinitesimal. His poetry is a colourful canvas portraying all around him.

Author Biography

Mrs. Nosheen Safdar, Govt. Post Graduate College, Sargodha

Assistant Professor Urdu, Govt. Post Graduate College, Sargodha

Published
2019-05-04
How to Cite
Safdar, M. (2019). ڈاکٹر داؤد رہبرؔ بحیثیت شاعر: ایک تعارف. Journal of Urdu Language & Literature, 1(II), 77-105. https://doi.org/10.33195/uochjull-v1iII332018