Which famous people have you outlived?

Farid al-Atrash

Syrian-Egyptian composer

Died when: 64 years 68 days (770 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Farid al-Atrash

Farid al-Atrash (Arabic: ???? ??????;October 19, 1916 – December 26, 1974), also written Farid El-Atrache, was a Syrian-Egyptian composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor.Having immigrated to Egypt at the age of only nine years old with his mother and siblings, he studied there under numerous respected musicians.

Al-Atrash embarked on a highly successful career spanning more than four decades—recording 500 songs and starring in 31 movies.Sometimes referred to as "malek al-oud", he is one of the most important figures of 20th- century Arab music.

Related People

Mohamed Fawzi
Egyptian composer
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License