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This May is the 123 anniversary of great Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum.. The Star of the East…the Voice of Egypt….the Voice of Love…are the most famous titles the Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum was awarded by her audience and music lovers …actually this means a huge number of Arab fans all over the Arabic region.

An unprecedented musical phenomena, she had a unique connection with her audience. In Feb. 1975, four million people attended her official funeral in Cairo, while another virtual funeral was held in Baghdad.

As a composer, former director of Umm Kulthum Museum and as an Egyptian women, I shall guide you to the music secretes of her legend, as well as her social work efforts.