Umm Kulthum

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Oum Kulthum
أم كلثوم
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Background information
Birth name Fatima Ibrahim
Forby kent as Oum Kalthoum, Om Kalsoum, Om Koulsum, Om Kalthoum, Oumme Kalsoum, Umm Kolthoum, Om Koultoum, Ummi Kultsum, Ummi Kaltsum, Umi Kulsum, Umi Kalsum, El Set, Esset, Alset, Asset
Born December 31, 1898(1898-12-31)
Tamay Ez-Zahayra, El Senbellawein, Dakahlia Governorate, Khedivate of Egypt
Deid Februar 3, 1975(1975-02-03) (aged 76)
Cairo, Egyp
Genres Arabic clessical muisic
Thrift Sangster, actress
Years active c. 1924–1973
Labels EMI Arabia
Associate acts Fairuz
Abdel Halim Hafez
Riad Al Sunbati
Mohammed Abdel Wahab
Maria Callas

Umm Kulthum (Arabic: أم كلثوم‎‎ ʾUmm Kulsūm; Arabic pronunciation: [um kulˈθuːm]; born Fātimah ʾIbrāhīm as-Sayyid al-Biltāǧī (فاطمة إبراهيم السيد البلتاجي [ˈfɑtˤmɑ (ʔe)bɾɑˈhiːm esˈsæjjed elbelˈtæːɡi]; see Kunya) on an uncertain date (December 31, 1898, or Mey 4, 1904[1]), dee'd Februar 3, 1975) wis an internaitionally famous Egyptian sangster, sangwriter, an film actress active frae the 1920s tae the 1970s. She was gien the honoureefic teetle Kawkab al-Sharq كوكب الشرق ("Planet o the East") in Arabic. Kent for her extraordinary vocal ability an style, Umm Kulthum wis ane o the greatest an maist influential Arab sangsters o the 20t century.

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  1. Umm Kulthūm. (2012). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/613905/Umm-Kulthum