Sayed Darwish

1892 - 1923

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Sayed Darwish (Arabic: سيد درويش, IPA: [ˈsæjjed dæɾˈwiːʃ]; 17 March 1892 – 15 September 1923) was an Egyptian singer and composer who was considered the father of Egyptian popular music and one of Egypt's greatest musicians and seen by some as its single greatest composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sayed Darwish has received more than 125,074 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Sayed Darwish is the 550th most popular singer (down from 508th in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from Egypt and the 10th most popular Egyptian Singer.

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  • 15

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Among singers, Sayed Darwish ranks 550 out of 3,541Before him are Elena Obraztsova, Zaz, Rosemary Clooney, Ceca, Roza Eskenazi, and Lisa. After him are Haddaway, Coolio, Pat Boone, Michel Sardou, Kim Larsen, and Pink.

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Among people born in 1892, Sayed Darwish ranks 123Before him are Herman Potočnik, Peljidiin Genden, Robert H. Jackson, James Forrestal, Charles Nungesser, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. After him are Lucien Buysse, Henry Darger, Maximilian Fretter-Pico, William Powell, Fyodor Raskolnikov, and Carl Panzram. Among people deceased in 1923, Sayed Darwish ranks 50Before him are Damat Ferid Pasha, Charles de Freycinet, Katō Tomosaburō, Alexandre Ribot, Horace Parnell Tuttle, and Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter. After him are Walther Kadow, Krišjānis Barons, Hertha Ayrton, Kuroki Tamemoto, Louis Couperus, and Semyon Alapin.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Sayed Darwish ranks 342 out of 520Before him are Al-Mu'azzam Isa (1176), Hazem El Beblawi (1936), Shawar (1100), Albert Cossery (1913), Lajin (1300), and Mohammed Hussein Heikal (1888). After him are C. S. Forester (1899), Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu (1943), Neferkaure (-2150), Pope Demetrius I of Alexandria (200), Macarius of Alexandria (297), and Haim Saban (1944).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Sayed Darwish ranks 10Before him are Georges Moustaki (1934), Claude François (1939), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Leila Mourad (1918), and Amr Diab (1961). After him are Richard Anthony (1938), Guy Béart (1930), and Tefta Tashko-Koço (1910).