Aziz El-Shawan

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Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
May 14, 1993 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
May 14, 1993 (77)

About

Classical music composer best known for his opera "Anas el-Wugood," which was written between 1960 and 1965 and performed at the Cairo Opera House around 1970.

Before Fame

He studied composition with Aram Khachaturian at the Moscow Conservatory in the late 1950s.

Trivia

He had a number of pupils, including Jordanian composer Haytham Sukareya.

Family Life

His daughter Dr. Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco was an ethnomusicologist and professor at the New University of Lisbon in Lisbon, Portugal.

Associated With

He was a prominent musician in Egypt during the same era as Demis Roussos.