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Friday, 24 September 2010

Noor Inayat Khan

I first encountered Hazrat Inayat Khan, the Sufi mystic and musician, through interviews I read with the great musician John McClaughlin, one of my all-time role-models for guitar playing.

The story really got fascinating when I discovered the story of Noor, Inayat's daughter, as follows:
"...the first female radio operator to be sent into Occupied France to aid the French Resistance..she was[ betrayed, captured and] executed..."