Composer who all rose to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s for his use the qanun participant. He began developing his own exclusive mixture of music while tinkering with traditional Egyptian equipment in the first 1960s. He was employed with the Al-Ahram paper to create about music. He wedded Eliyason Gamil in 1949. His composing profession became popular around once as that of Indian composer Ravi Shankar.