HaroonBacha Haroon Bacha Los Angeles Haroon Bacha (born July 27, 1972) is a Pakistani Pashtun musician who sings mostly Pashto and Urdu languages. Since starting his professional career in 1992, he has released 50 albums. Haroon Bacha was born on May 20, 1972 in Panjpir, Swabi, Pakistan. He received his early education at Govt. High School Panjpir and followed with his matriculation from Govt. High School No. 1 Peshawar. His F.Sc. and B.A. were taken from Edwardes College in 1992 and his master's degree in Social Work was taken from the Department of Social Work, University of Peshawar. Bacha's professional music career started in 1992 with a live television performance in Peshawar, Pakistan. His first album, "Da Rangoono Makhaam", was released in 1996, with "Ghunchakoona" being released shortly after. Since then, he has released 48 other albums along with one single, "Speena Kaotara", which was released in the United States in 2011. Some of his albums include: "Heele", "Ulas Janaan Kra" and "Darman". Bacha's career came to a standstill in 2007 when he began receiving text messages and phone calls from the Pakistani Taliban. The Taliban asked him to quit music and threatened to kill him and his family. These death threats lasted approximately one year until on 14 August 2008, Bacha fled his home and went to Brooklyn, New York, where he was granted political asylum. In 2009, Bacha became Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty's Mashaal Radio branch's first employee as a broadcaster. In July, 2012, he was transferred by RFE/RL from Washington D.C. to Prague, Czech Republic.