What Are Some Well-Known Oum Kalthoum Songs?


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Some well-known Oum Kalthoum songs are "Ya Rohi," "Qal Eh Ya Hliff," "Yalli Widadi Safalek," "Ifrah Ya Qalbi" and "Annil." One of her best-known songs is "Enta Omri," which was the basis for many reinterpretations after its release in 1964.

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Kalthoum was an internationally famous Egyptian contralto singer, songwriter and film actress from the 1920s to the 1970s. As one of the most influential Arab singers of the 1900s, Kalthoum was known as the Star of the East for her extraordinary vocal ability and style. Her last stage song, "Raq el Habib," translated as "The Lover’s Heart Softens," was released in 1941 and was one of her most popular songs.

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