Rim Banna

Palestinian singer (1966–2018)

Rim Banna (Arabic: ريم بنا‎; 8 December 1966 – 24 March 2018), was a Palestinian singer, composer, arranger and activist. She was most known for her traditional Palestinian songs and poetry. Banna was born in Nazareth.[3] She was known for her 2005 album The Mirrors of My Soul.

Rim Banna
ريم بنا
Rim Banna in Oslo (2014)
Background information
Born(1966-12-08)8 December 1966
Nazareth, Palestine
Died24 March 2018(2018-03-24) (aged 51)[1]
Nazareth, Palestine
Years active1985–2017[2]

Banna died in Nazareth on 24 March 2018 from breast cancer at the age of 51.[4][5]


  1. "وفاة الفنانة الفلسطينية ريم بنا". Maan news agency. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  2. "INTERVIEW: Exclusive with singer Rim Banna". The Cairo Post. Youm7. 2014-01-20. Archived from the original on 2017-01-16. Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  3. Rim Banna. "Rim Banna's Website". Archived from the original on 2012-02-08.
  4. "Leading Arab Israeli singer Rim Banna dies aged 51". Times of Israel. 24 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. "Palestinian singer Rim Banna dies at 51 after battle with cancer". Aljazeera. 24 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.