Bhai Satta was a popular Muslim minstrel, who performed in the court of Guru Arjan Dev
. He was accompanied by his brother Bhai Balwand in his musical performances. He used to play at the Rabab while singing. A ballad composed jointly by him and his brother has been included in the Guru Granth Sahib
, the holy book of Sikhism.
Bhai Satta belonged to a family of minstrels. His grandfather, Bhai Mardana, used to perform for Guru Nanak. Bhai Satta also performed for Guru Hargobind, the successor of Guru Arjan Dev.