Zakariyya Ahmad

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Birthday
9, 1896
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Aug 14, 1961 (65)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1896
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Aug 14, 1961 (65)

About

Composer and musician known for his traditional Egyptian folk style.

Before Fame

He began composing music when he was a teenager and turned professional when he was 22.

Trivia

He composed songs for legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum.

Family Life

His mother was Turkish and his father was Egyptian.

Associated With

He was creating music during the same era as legendary American guitarist Robert Johnson.