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X is a Padma Shri awardee poet and lyricist who was born in Ludhiana as  but moved to Lahore before the partition. He fled to India after he allegedly made controversial statements promoting communism and a warrant for his arrest was issued by the Government of Pakistan. X is mostly known from his pen name Y and contributed largely to Bollywood music of 60s and 70s. Id X and Y.

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Soprano and Contralto are the categories in which a female singer’s voice falls generally. Falsetto (false voice) is the top part of male vocal range . A male singer can sing in soprano  range , by using falsetto .

These rare classical male singers can sing in soprano range consistently with such strength that it has resonance of full voice sound . These rare classical male singers are better known as?

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X is a house boat purchased by Y and adapted as Z because Y spent half of his life in Z with no windows and no light , but on the boat there are “many windows, with beautiful scenery on the outside.” Identify X.

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He studied Western classical music as a student at Oxford University. A highly gifted musician of this time, he collaborated on The Lord of The Rings’ Stage Musical original score with Finnish folk music group Varttina and Christopher Nightingale. In 2009, Time included him on its list of the world’s most influential people and in 2011 UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of “Tomorrow’s World Music Icons”. Having been performed at places like the Apollo Theatre, West End, London, Broadway, he has been compared to Mozart himself.

Who is he?

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This band was camped in a casino complex in Switzerland where a Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention concert was going on. A spectator fired a flare gun during the concert leading to a fire which destroyed the entire complex. However the lead singer of the band saw poetry in the events that occurred and the band recorded one of their most famous songs inspired by the incident.

Name the song. Name the band.

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