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Birthday
20, 1934
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1934 (age 83)
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon

About

Lebanese singer best known by her stage name Fairuz. She is one of the world's most acclaimed Arabic performers. Her numerous albums include Albaalbakiya (1961), Reminiscing with Fairuz (1971), Maarifti Feek (1984), and Eh Fi Amal (2010).

Before Fame

She was born Nouhad Wadi Haddad. She began her rise to fame in the late 1950s, after performing at Lebanon's Baalbeck International Festival.

Trivia

Shy by nature and prone to stage fright, she developed a trademark still, bowed performance style.

Family Life

She married Assi Rahbani in 1955. They had four children named Ziad, Rima, Layal, and Hali before Rahbani's death in 1986. 

Associated With

She collaborated with composer and producer brothers Mansour Rahbani (her brother-in-law) and Assi Rahbani (her husband) on nearly twenty musical theater works.