At a young age she showed exceptional singing talent. Umm Kulthum was known for her extraordinary vocal ability and style, as well as for being one of the greatest and most influential singers of the 20th century. Egypt portal Biography portal Music portal. Umm Kulthum’s establishment as one of the most famous and popular Arab singers was driven by several factors. She also maintained a tightly managed public image, which undoubtedly added to her allure.

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During her early career years, she faced staunch competition from two prominent singers: This DVD contains an extra feature short film that documents Arab film history, and it contains several minutes of an Umm Kulthum public performance. Furthermore, she was introduced to the renowned oud virtuoso and composer Mohamed El Qasabgiwho introduced her to the Arabic Theatre Palace, where she would experience her first real public success. Archived from the original on 4 September Die Schlacht um Israel “.

Ya msaharni (یامسهرنی) (English translation)

Umm Kulthum’s monthly msaharji took place on the first Thursday of every month and were renowned for their ability to clear the streets of some of the world’s most populous cities as people rushed home to tune in.

In the late s, due to her age and weakened vocal abilities, she began to shorten msqharni performances to two songs over a period of two-and-a-half to three hours. The Voice of Egypt: During the s, her repertoire took the first of several specific stylistic directions. It is speculated that this was due in part to the popular failure of the movie Aidain which Umm Kulthum sings mostly Qasabgi’s compositions, including the ya msaharni om kalthoum part of the opera.

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Archived from the original on 7 June Mounira El Mahdeya and Fathiyya Ahmad, who had similar voices. In the mids, Mohammad El Qasabgi, who was an oud player and a composer, formed her small orchestra takhtcomposed of the most virtuosic instrumentalists. Umm Kulthum was known for her extraordinary vocal ability and style, as well as for being one of the greatest and most influential singers of the 20th century. Qasabgi was experimenting with Arabic music, under the influence kkalthoum classical European music, and was composing a lot for Asmahana singer who immigrated to O, from Syria ya msaharni om kalthoum was the ta serious competitor for Umm Kulthum before Asmahan’s death in a car accident in Pauvert — via Google Books.


A few years later, she met the famous composer and oudist Zakariyya Ahmadwho invited her to come to Cairo. Critics o journalists note that while she was known to have touched many different artists, she had also touched the lives of millions of her listeners and fans.

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When Nasser discovered that her songs were forbidden from being aired on the radio, he reportedly said something to the effect of “What are they, crazy? Kulthum even attended Rawheya’s daughter’s wedding, although she normally preferred to avoid appearing in public off stage.

Retrieved from ” https: These performances are in some ways reminiscent of the structure of Western operaconsisting of long vocal passages linked by shorter orchestral interludes. The spontaneous creativity of Umm Kulthum as a singer is most impressive when, upon listening to these kapthoum different renditions of the same song over a time span of five years —the listener is offered a totally unique and different experience.

The song included quartets that dealt with both epicurianism and redemption. InUmm Kulthum defied all odds by presenting a religious poem in classical Arabic during one of her ya msaharni om kalthoum concerts, “Salou Qalbi” “Ask My Heart”written by Ahmad Shawqi and composed by Sonbati.


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Do you want Egypt to turn against us? Simultaneously, Umm Kulthum started to rely heavily on a younger composer who joined her artistic team a few years earlier: At a young age she showed exceptional singing talent. Despite this recognition, the royal family rigidly opposed her potential marriage to the King’s uncle, a rejection that deeply wounded her pride and led her to distance herself from the royal family and embrace grassroots causes, such as her answering the request of the Egyptian legion trapped in the Faluja Ya msaharni om kalthoum during the Arab—Israeli War to sing a particular song.

The success was immediate. A Voice Like Egypt. Umm Kulthum’s musical directions in the s and early s and her mature performing style led this period to becoming popularly known as “the golden age” of Umm Kulthum.

An Outline of her Life”. Imagine a singer with the virtuosity of Joan Sutherland or Ella Fitzgeraldthe public persona of Eleanor Roosevelt and the audience of Elvis and you have Umm Kulthum. She is also notably popular in Israel among Mizrahi Jews and Arabs alike, and her records continue to sell about a million copies a year. Youssou N’Doura fan of hers ya msaharni om kalthoum childhood, recorded his album Egypt with an Egyptian orchestra in homage to her legacy.