Famous Lebanese Musicians

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Serj Tankian
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Serj Tankian is an Armenian-American record producer, singer, and songwriter. Tankian is credited with co-founding the popular band System of a Down. Renowned for his wide vocal range and unusual delivery, Serj Tankian is widely considered one of the best heavy metal vocalists of all time. Also a political activist, Tankian co-founded Axis of Justice, a non-profit organization.

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Mika
(Brit Award-Winning Singer Known for His Breakthrough EP 'Dodgy Holiday')
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Birthdate: August 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
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Maher Zain
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Debut Album 'Thank You Allah')
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Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tripoli, Lebanon

Swedish singer Maher Zain had moved to Sweden from Lebanon with his family at 8. A qualified aeronautical engineer, he is now known for his fusion of Eastern and Western music and for the religious overtones in his songs. He has also worked with UNHCR to support Syrian refugees.

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Haifa Wehbe
(Arabic Pop Singer and Actress)
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Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mahrouna, Lebanon
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Cyrine Abdelnour
(Lebanese Singer and Actress Known for Her Hit Single 'Law Bas Fe Aini')
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Birthdate: February 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beirut

Lebanese diva Cyrine Abdelnour made her mark in modelling working with fashion-designers like Zuhair Murad. She received the title Model of the World. She has acted in many Arabic television serials and films and won four Murex D'or awards as the best Lebanese actress. Her song Law Bas Fe Aini emerged as one of the most-popular Lebanese songs in 2006.   

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Najwa Karam
(Singer and Middle Eastern Pop-Icon Famous as 'The Sun Of Lebanese and Arabic Song')
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Birthdate: February 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zahlé

Singer-songwriter and fashion-icon Najwa Karam rose to prominence as a leading Lebanese singer and a Middle Eastern pop-icon with albums like Oyoun Qalbi and Nedmaneh. The latter won her a Murex d'Or award and several Rotana Records awards. Known for her unique style of blending traditional and contemporary Arabic music, Karam has appeared as a judge at Arabs Got Talent.

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Ragheb Alama
(Lebanese Singer, Dancer and Television Star)
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Birthdate: June 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beirut
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Myriam Fares
(Lebanese Arabic Pop Singer, Dancer and Entertainer)
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Birthdate: May 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Southern Lebanon
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Wael Kfoury
(Lebanese Singer-Songwriter Known as 'The King of Romance' for His Aching Ballad Style)
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Birthdate: September 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zahlé
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Ziad Rahbani
(Most Influential Lebanese Composer During the Civil War and Son of Legends 'Assi Rahbani' and 'Fairuz')
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Birthdate: January 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Antelias, Lebanon
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Yasmine Hamdan
(Lebanese Electro-Pop Singer-Songwriter Based in Paris)
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Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
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Diana Haddad
(Lebanese Singer and One of the Best-Selling Arabic Pop Musicians in the Arab World)
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Birthdate: October 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southern Lebanon
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Karl Wolf
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)
Karl Wolf
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Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beirut

Lebanese-Canadian musician Karl Wolf soared to fame with his cover version of Toto's Africa. Born to musician parents in Beirut, he moved to Sharjah and then to Montreal with his family. His hits include tracks such as Butterflies and collaborations such as Yalla Habibi. He is also part of the collective BAE.

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Majida El Roumi
(Lebanese Soprano Singer and UN Goodwill Ambassador)
Majida El Roumi
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Birthdate: December 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southern Lebanon
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Nawal Al Zoghbi
(One of the Most Renowned Lebanese Pop Singer)
Nawal Al Zoghbi
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Birthdate: June 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jal el Dib, Lebanon
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Assi Rahbani
(Composer)
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Birthdate: May 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antelias
Died: June 21, 1986

Assi Rahbani, part of the Lebanese composer duo The Rahbani Brothers, which also had his brother Mansour Rahbani, previously worked with Near East Radio. He later mostly composed music for his singer wife Nouhad Haddad, better known as Fairuz. The husband-wife duo also appeared in movies such as The Exile.

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Wadih El Safi
(Legendary Lebanese Singer and Forefather of the Country's Musical Culture)
Wadih El Safi
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Birthdate: November 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lebanon
Died: October 11, 2013
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Marcel Khalife
(Composer)
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Birthdate: June 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amsheet

Lebanese composer, singer, and oud player Marcel Khalife gained international fame with songs such as Rita and the Rifle. Devoted to the Palestinian cause, he is inspired by the Communist Party and the poems of Mahmoud Darwish. His humanitarian efforts made him the 2005 UNESCO Artist for Peace.

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Mansour Rahbani
(Lebanese Composer, Musician, and Poet, Who Was Part of the Legendary 'Rahbani Brothers')
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Birthdate: March 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antelias, Lebanon
Died: January 13, 2009
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Darine
(Lebanese-Swedish Singer, Who Is Popular for Both English and Arabic Tracks)
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Birthdate: 1984 AD
Birthplace: Tripoli, Lebanon Tripoli, Lebanon
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Nabil Salameh
(Palestinian Singer of World Music and Foreign Correspondent for 'Al Jazeera' (1998 - 2007))
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Birthdate: January 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tripoli, Lebanon
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