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Qader Eshpari

Qader Eshpari

Qader Eshpari (born September, 1967) is an Afghan singer. He is of the new generation of exiled artists who have achieved fame outside of Afghanistan. He is noted for the depth and flow of his voice that has allowed him command over a wide range of singing styles. He currently lives in Fremont, California, United States from where he continues his music career through his own professional recording studio.


Early years
Qader Eshpari was born in a suburb of Kabul. Little is known of his family background. It is claimed that at age 5 he displayed an intelligent ability to learn and play various musical instruments. To avoid the impending war in Afghanistan, his family moved to Pakistan, then to Germany and a while later they immigrated to the United States.

After finishing high school in Las Vegas, Nevada, Qader moved to California to pursue higher education. There he earned a degree in Computer Science. He is said to have also continued his music interests during this time. After working for IBM Corpas as a Technical Support Engineer for three years, he decided to return to his childhood passion once again. He started composing music and worked with various other musicians to start a career in this field professionally.


Generation-X (2009)

Total Songs in this album:10

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      Naazi Jaan (2005)

Total Songs in this album:12

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     Sahel Eshq (2003)

Total Songs in this album:12

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 Only You (2001)

Total Songs in this album:13

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  Siah Mo (1998)

Total songs in this album:11

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        Sabrina (1997)

Total Songs in this album:11

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  Suroode Asheqi (1996)

Total Songs in this album:13

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Involvements
Qader has a deep interest in Indian movie culture and music and much of his recorded songs do reflect this. His renditions of popular Indian film songs are present in almost every album. He is also an active traveler and has toured all over United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and India. Most of these trips have been concert performances.

His 2006 visit to Afghanistan is a highlight of his recent trips where he sang to a group of disadvantaged children at an orphanage.

Recent Involvements
At the turn of the new millennium, Qader has been noted to have gone through a major transformation. Both physically and mentally he has brought on a new outlook to his image. His haircut couple years back has marked a masculine change to his overall features. He has also been particular about his wardrobe style selection. Since 2002 he been a student of Wu-style t’ai chi ch’uan & Shaolin Monastery martial arts. He has indicated he intends to master these arts.

Contribution
Qader’s contributions have been commended as they have enhanced the elemental tunes of the larger music scene. Given his background in engineering and musical instruments, he is able to program drum machines, samplers and electronic keyboards to play various rhythms. He has also been credited to have created and arranged music for over 100 albums for various singers from Afghanistan.

Other achievements to his name include an English song: Dance with Me (from his Sahil Eshq CD). It is noteworthy that this was the first time an exil singer from Afghanistan had sang in his adopted country’s language.

Qader Eshapri’s first professional music video is released and it’s called Ashiana. Qader Eshpari promised the money of his DVD to orphan “ashiana” in Kabul.

Qader Eshpari traveled to Kabul on December 13, 2007, to keep his promise and donated the money to orphans.

Personal life
Little is known of Qader’s personal life. He was rumored to date a princess from Dallas, Texas, though no specific confirmation of this is available. Regardless, as of 2006 there hasn’t been any marital commitments for the singer. It is known from his friends that Qader is often busy with his music. He has a large fanbase around the world as he is a very friendly, well mannered, respectful, lovable guy with a nice personality. He is a great human being and a wonderful singer.