Ghulam Husnain Khan, popularly known as Raja Miyan was born in an illustrious family of tradition musicians of the Agra Gharana, which has given India such doyens as Aftab-e-Mausiqui Ustad Faiyaz Khan, Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan, Ustad Khadim Hussain Khanand many others. Son of Late Ustad Anwar Hussain Khan, another famous ustad of the gharana who was well known for his skillful rendering of rare ragas, Raja Miyan inherited a remarkable understanding of music. After the untimely demise of his father, Raja Miyan started his formal training with his uncle, Padmabhushan Ustad Khadim Hussain Khan, a deeply respected guru of the Agra Gharana who was well known for his phenomenal knowledge and erudition. Raja Miyan was intensely groomed by Ustad Khadim Hussain Khan Saheb for over a decade till his demise. Raja Miyan is also fortunate to receive taalim from another great guru of his gharana, Ustad yunus Hussain Khan, the Khalifa of Agra Gharana.