Prominent Bangladeshi Nazrul Sangeet singer Firoza Begum died in Dhaka. She was 84. She was best known for singing Nazrul Sangeet, a musical work composed by Bengali poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. She recorded her first Islamic song by Gramophone record company in 1942. Firoza Begum was honoured with the Independence Day Award in 1979 and the Sheltech Award in 2000.