Ratiba Elhefny

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Birthday
2, 1931
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Sep 16, 2013 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1931
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Sep 16, 2013 (81)

About

Egyptian opera singer who gave more than five hundred performances and was named director of the Cairo Opera House in 1988.

Before Fame

She studied folklore at the Humboldt University of Berlin from 1954 until 1968.

Trivia

She served as President of the Arab Society for Music of the League of Arabic States.

Family Life

Her father Mohamed Ahmed El-Hefny wrote over forty-five books on music.

Associated With

She became prominent in Egypt around the same period as actor Omar Sharif.

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