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Umm Kulthum

Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress

Umm Kulthum (May 4, 1904 – February 3, 1975). She was an Egyptian singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Tamay ez-Zahayra. She is a famous and distinguished singer of the 20th century in the Arab world.

Om Kolthoum
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Background information
Birth nameFatima Ibrahim
Also known asOum Kalthoum, Om Kalsoum, Om Koulsum, Om Kalthoum, Oumme Kalsoum, Umm Kolthoum, Om Koultoum, Ummi Kultsum, Ummi Kaltsum, Umi Kulsum, Umi Kalsum
Born(1898-12-31)December 31, 1898
Tamay Ez-Zahayra, El Senbellawein, Dakahlia Governorate, Khedivate of Egypt, Ottoman Empire
DiedFebruary 3, 1975(1975-02-03) (aged 76)
Cairo, Egypt
GenresArabic classical music
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
Years activec. 1924–1973
LabelsEMI Arabia
Associated actsFairuz
Abdel Halim Hafez
Mohammed Abdel Wahab
Maria Callas
Umm Kulthum

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