Sayed Darwish

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Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Sep 15, 1923 (31)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Sep 15, 1923 (31)

About

Egyptian singer and composer who is considered the father of Egyptian popular music.

Before Fame

His first hit song was "The Beautiful One," which was released in 1912.

Trivia

He put words to the Egyptian national anthem, "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady," taken from a speech by Mustafa Kamil.

Family Life

He was one of seven children in his family.

Associated With

He had a great amount of influence on his country's music scene, much like North American Robert Johnson.