Ramy Essam

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Birthday
3, 1987
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt

About

Egyptian singer and guitarist who has become famous for his politically-charged songs, including "Irhal," which was embraced by many as an anthem for the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. He made headlines during the revolution for his appearances in Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Before Fame

He studied Engineering school and began writing his own songs at age 17. He is a self-taught guitarist.

Trivia

His song "Irhal" placed third on Time Out London's list of the 100 Songs That Changed History.

Family Life

His older brother Shady became a parental figure following his father's death.

Associated With

He vocally urged Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to resign in 2011.