Category:Mohammed Abdel Wahab
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English: Mohammed Abdel Wahab (Arabic: محمد عبد الوهاب), also transliterated Mohammed Abd el-Wahaab (1907 - May 3, 1991) was a prominent 20th century Egyptian singer and composer. Born in Bab El-Sheriyah area of Cairo, Egypt (Where his statue stands), Abdel Wahab played en:oud before the Prince of Poets, en:Ahmed Shawqi. Abdel Wahab acted in several movies. He composed 10 songs for Omm Kalthum (أم كلثوم). He was the first Egyptian singer to move from silent-era acting and move to singing. He died in 1991, and is still considered one of the five greats of Arabic music, along with Umm Kalthoum, en:Farid Al Attrach, en:Fayrouz, and en:Abdel Halim Hafez
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