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us: Aṭrash, Farīd

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  • Variants

    • us: Al Atrash, Farid
    • us: Al Atrache, Farid
    • us: Atrache, Farid Al
    • us: El Atrache, Farid
    • us: Atrache, Farid El
    • us: Elatrache, Farid
    • us: El Atrashe, Fareed
    • us: أطرش، فريد
    • us: فريد الاطرش
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Suwayda (Syria)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Beirut (Lebanon)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Egypt
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Syria
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Arab Music Institute (Cairo, Egypt)
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Singers
          (lcsh) Composers
            (lcsh) Arrangers (Musicians)
        • Sources

          • found: His Ḥayātuh wa-aghānīh mudawwanah bi-al-nūtah al-mūsīqīyah, 198-?- : t.p. (Farīd al-Aṭrash)
          • found: Ramzy, H. Samya : the best of Farid Al Atrash, p1993.
          • found: Bulbul afandī, c1982: container (Farid El Atrache)
          • found: New Grove dict. of mus. WWW site, Sept. 10, 2004: Atrash, Farid al- (b. al-Qrayya, Syria, 18 Oct 1915; d. Beirut, 26 Dec 1974; Syrian singer, composer, ūd player, film actor and producer)
          • found: Farīd al-Aṭrash-- 25 sannah, p2000: disc label (Farid El Atrache [in rom.]) container (Farid Elatrache [in rom.])
          • found: Atrash, F. Sing with me [SR] 196-: label (Fareed El Atrash, vocals)
          • found: Visini, M. Secretly famous, p2009: container (Farid Al Atrache)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed December 2, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Atrash, Farid al-; popular singer, composer, arranger; born in 1915 in Suwayda, Syria; enrolled in the Arab Music Institute, Cairo, Egypt; studied oud with the master musician Riad al-Sunbati; performed in Cairo's theater district and in the cabaret owned by Badi'a al-Masabni, the greatest belly dancer of the early twentieth century and a leading impresario of the era; gained notoriety primarily for his oud playing and his compositions; made thirty-one films (1941-1974); mastered the Egyptian dialect, and was embraced also as an Egyptian popular icon; died 26 December 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon)
        • LC Classification

          • ML410.A817
        • Editorial Notes

          • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
          • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1991-02-05: new
          • 2015-04-01: revised
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