From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
العربية: فريد الأطرش ( 19 أكتوبر 1910 - 26 ديسمبر 1974) موسيقار ومطرب سوري-مصري، ترك بصمات واضحة في الموسيقى والغناء العربي ويعد من أعلام الفن العربي.
English: Farid al-Atrash, or in French spelling Farid El-Atrache, ( Arabic: ; October 19, 1910 – December 26, 1974) was a Syrian-Egyptian composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor. Having immigrated to Egypt in childhood, Al-Atrash embarked on a highly successful career spanning more than four decades — recording 500 songs and starring in 31 movies. Sometimes referred to as 'King of the Oud', he is one of the most important figures of 20th Century Arab music. He is also known for his collaboration with dancer Samia Gamal in several musical films.