02 février 2010

The day of the funeral of Umm Kalthoum

Said Hekal: violinist, he was a musician in the orchestra of singer Oum Kalthoum. He accompanied the diva in her tours around the world from 1959 to her death. He was the dean of the Higher Institute of Arabic music at the Academy of Arts in Cairo. He has also played with most famous Arab artists at the time as Abdel Halim Hafez and Warda.On February 5th, 1975, the Arab world, weeping, led "the Star of the Orient" to her final resting place. The singer Oum Kalthoum, which gathered crowds of all ages from Mashreq to Maghreb,... [Lire la suite]
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