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Nouhad Wadie' Haddad (Arabic: نهاد وديع حداد, Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [nʊhæːd wædiːʕ ħædːæːd]; born November 21, 1934), known as Fairuz (Arabic: فيروز, Arabic pronunciation: [fajruːz]; also spelled Fairouz, Feyrouz or Fayrouz), is a Lebanese singer. She is considered by many as one of the leading vocalists and most famous singers in the history of the Arab world. Fairuz is considered the musical icon of Lebanon and is popularly known as "the soul of Lebanon".Fairuz began her musical career as a teenager at the national radio station in Lebanon in the late 1940s as a chorus member. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fairuz has received more than 1,638,890 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Fairuz is the 81st most popular singer (down from 75th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 12th in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Singer.

Fairuz is most famous for her voice and singing style.

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  • 43

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  • 3.45

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Among singers, Fairuz ranks 81 out of 3,528Before her are Prince, Bonnie Tyler, Florence Foster Jenkins, Anna Magdalena Bach, Marie Fredriksson, and Miriam Makeba. After her are Rihanna, Steven Tyler, Shakira, Dieter Bohlen, France Gall, and Gwen Stefani.

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Among people born in 1935, Fairuz ranks 24Before her are Michel Aoun, Theo Angelopoulos, Edward Said, Isao Takahata, Ágota Kristóf, and Faisal II of Iraq. After her are Omar Sívori, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Mercedes Sosa, John Cazale, Bibi Andersson, and Omar Bongo.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 13 out of 138Before her are Ulpian (170), Porphyry (233), Michel Aoun (1935), Pope Constantine (664), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), and Pope Sisinnius (650). After her are Christina of Bolsena (210), Rafic Hariri (1944), Amin Maalouf (1949), Eusebius of Nicomedia (280), Hiram I (-1000), and Rashid Rida (1865).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 1After her are Sabah (1927), Gazebo (1960), Wadih El Safi (1921), Nancy Ajram (1983), Majida El Roumi (1956), Elissa (1972), Maher Zain (1981), Layal Abboud (1982), Najwa Karam (1966), Julia Boutros (1968), and Nawal Al Zoghbi (1971).

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