Ustad Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar is a dhrupad maestro and son of late Ustad Nasir Faiyazuddin Dagar and nephew of the late Ustad N. Zahiruddin Dagar, the well known junior Dagar brothers.

He received most of his training directly under the tutelage of his father and younger uncle since the age of five. Wasifuddin Dagar’s performing career began in 1989.

Some of his first major recordings were done in Switzerland, India and Japan in 1992. He first performed live in New York in 2000 where he gave a rendition of Raga Bihag. He has since regularly performed at the UN, the Smithsonian Institutions, Yale, University of Washington, Seattle, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles and several other prestigious venues across the globe. He was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2010.