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Ahmad Kaabour

Influential Lebanese musician with Palestinian themes in his work.

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Date of Birth:

1955

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Beirut, Lebanon

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Why Featured?

Pioneering contributions to music and theatre; advocating Palestinian issues through art.

Brief bio

Ahmad Kaabour is a Lebanese-Palestinian musician, actor, and composer, renowned for his songs that often reflect on Palestinian and Lebanese struggles. His music is influenced by his commitment to social and political issues.

Major Milestones

Contributions

  • Began composing and performing during the Lebanese Civil War in 1975.

  • Composed his first song "Ounadikom" in response to the war.

  • Graduated with a Diploma in Theater from the Lebanese University in 1978.

  • Performed in numerous Lebanese and international festivals.

  • Played the role of “Wadih Haddad” in the movie "Carlos" and participated in its opening at the Cannes Festival.

  • His song "Ounadikom," translated into four languages with over five million social media followers...See More

  • Revitalizing the cultural scene with hundreds of concerts since 1975...See More

  • Active contributions to children's theater and lyricism...See More

  • Significant presence in media through compositions heard on various radio and TV channels...See More

  • Extensive tours in European and Arab capitals promoting music and cultural exchange...See More

Date of Last Update: 
December 14, 2023

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