Zaki Nassif

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Birthday
4, 1918
Birthplace
Lebanon
Death Date
Mar 11, 2004 (85)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1918
Birthplace
Lebanon
Death Date
Mar 11, 2004 (85)

About

A member of the Big Five who contributed to the creation and development of Radio Liban and Radio Orient during the 1940s and 1950s. In spite of his fame, he was always struggling to get by financially.

Before Fame

He was remembered for his anthem song "Rajeh Yittammar," which gained special resonance during the civil war. Translated it meant "Lebanon will be rebuilt." He often wrote patriotic music.

Trivia

He developed a roster of new singers for whom he would craft material uniquely tailored to their talents.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Machghara, Lebanon, the Beqaa Valley's largest town. His family exposed him to music and country folk poetry while he was still young.

Associated With

He and Ibrahim Maalouf were both famous Lebanese musicians.