Famous Composers from Egypt

List of notable or famous composers from Egypt, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Egypt and even some popular composers who immigrated to Egypt. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Egyptian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Egypt is included when available.

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This historic composers from Egypt list can help answer the questions "Who are some Egyptian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Egypt?" These prominent composers of Egypt may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Egyptian composers.

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  • Amr Diab
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    Amr Diab (Egyptian Arabic: عمروْ دِياب‎; born October 11, 1961) is an Egyptian vocalist and writer. He has established himself as an acclaimed recording artist and author in most Mediterranean countries. According to a research by Michael Frishkopf, he has created his style termed as "Mediterranean Music", a blend of Western and Egyptian rhythms. By 1992, he became the first Egyptian and Middle Eastern artist to start making high-tech music videos.
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Port Said, Egypt
  • Amr Mostafa
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    Amr Mostafa is an Egyptian singer and composer.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
  • Hugo Martin Montgomery Campbell, formerly known as Mont Campbell, now Dirk Campbell is a British progressive rock musician, best known as a member of progressive rock band Egg. In his own words, he later "forswore the genre of rock music altogether, even the experimental variety and began to develop an interest in folk tradition and, increasingly, non-western music."
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Ismaïlia, Egypt
  • Ehab Tawfiq (Arabic: إيهاب توفيق‎, born 7 January 1966) is an Egyptian singer.
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Egypt