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Sanaa Mousa

Revitalizes Palestinian folklore through music and cultural reinterpretation.

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Date of Birth:



Deir Al-Asad, Galilee, Palestine

Place of Birth:

Why Featured?

Prominent singer in Palestinian folklore, blending arts and science.

Brief bio

Sanaa Mousa, a PhD in cell biology, is recognized for her unique approach to Palestinian music, merging science with art. She has significantly contributed to the revival and reinterpretation of Palestinian folkloric music, gaining international acclaim.

Major Milestones


  • Raised in a musical family with a deep appreciation for classical Arabic and traditional Palestinian music.

  • Pursued a PhD in cell biology, illustrating her multidisciplinary talents.

  • Launched her first studio album, "Ishraq," in late 2010 after extensive research into Palestinian folk music.

  • Gained international recognition for her unique approach to Palestinian music.

  • Became a household name in Palestinian folklore music over the past 15 years.

  • Merging arts with science in her musical approach...See More

  • Launching "Ishraq," a groundbreaking album in Palestinian music...See More

  • Extensive research and reinterpretation of traditional Palestinian songs...See More

  • Attracting diverse audiences globally with her music.

  • Keeping Palestinian heritage alive through her folkloric renditions.

Date of Last Update: 
December 14, 2023

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