Legendary Nazrul singer Feroza Begum passed away at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka on 9 September 2014 at 8.15 pm. The great singer was suffering from heart and kidney diseases.
Firoza begum was under treatment for four days in the same hospital on last week as she was affected with Hepatitis B. Last Friday she was again admitted to the hospital as her physical condition deteriorated.
On Monday morning an artificial pacemaker was placed in her heart as her heart beats had dropped alarmingly and her blood pressure had also dropped.
Date of birth of Feroza Begum: 28 July 1930
Date of death of Feroza Begum: 9 September 2014.
Firoza was born in a Muslim family in Faridpur district of undivided Bengal - present Bangladesh. Feroza was married to great singer, composer and lyricist Kamal Dasgupta in 1956. Kamal Dasgupta died on 20 July 1974. Feroza Begum's sons - Hamin Ahmed and Shafin Ahmed are also musicians and members of rock band Miles.