18 June 2021 01:44 PM

Culture Minister mourns death of musician Gamal Salama

Friday، 07 May 2021 - 08:45 PM

Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem mourned on Friday 07/05/2021 the death of veteran musician and composer Gamal Salama, who passed away earlier in the day at 75 after contracting Covid-19.

In a press release, Abdel Dayem said the artistic community lost a brilliant musician and one of the icons who succeeded to made unforgettable musical compositions.

The Musicians' Syndicate also mourned Salama

Few days ago, Salama was ambulanced to Giza hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

Born in Alexandria in 1945, Salama is known for composing the most important patriotic songs presented to Egypt, including “Egypt Today in Eid” by Shadia, “The Egyptians are the most important” Yasmine Khayyam, and “Muhammad, O Messenger of God,”.

Salama cooperated with the most prominent stars of the fine art time and the new generation singers, as he composed for Shahrura Sabah her most important songs such as “A Night When the Moon Cried”, “Hours of Hours”, and “God for the Future” by Fayza Ahmed, as well as presented successful songs by the great Lebanese star Magda Al Roumi, including “Beirut Set the Dunya,” and “With Newspaper” by the Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani. 

MENA


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