Syrian-Egyptian musician, singer and actor who documented over 500 songs during his career. He researched inside a music conservatory as a kid and became an apprentice to composer Riyad as-Sunbat. He made an appearance in over twenty-five films in his profession, the to begin which being Triumph of Youngsters in 1941. His dad was Syrian and his mom was Lebanese. He was a prominent musician in Egypt before Demis Roussos.