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  Kalthum, Umm Biography: Contemporary Musicians
Her appearances in public however, were conducted with Kalthum disguised as a young boy so as not to anger or shock the local religious authorities who would disapprove of a father encouraging his daughter to perform onstage.
Eventually, Kalthum's talent was recognized as a phenomenon, and her father followed the promptings of other performers to move his daughter to Cairo in 1923.
Kalthum's musical legacy continues to thrive in the Middle East, largely due to Egyptian radio's continued broadcasts of her music on the first Thursday of every month, as well as continuous airplay on Israeli radio broadcasts for Palestinian audiences.
www.enotes.com /contemporary-musicians/kalthum-umm-biography   (1084 words)

  
 Umm Kulthoum - Egypt - Al Mashriq
She granted more interviews during which she spoke about her life, repeatedly identifying herself as a villager, a fallahah or peasant, who shared a cultural background and essential values with the majority of the Egyptian populace.
These concerts were much publicized and took on the character of state visits.
Umm Kulthum was entertained by heads of state, she toured cultural monuments, and, in interviews, repeated her views concerning the importance of support for indigenous Arab culture.
almashriq.hiof.no /egypt/700/780/umKoulthoum   (204 words)

  
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Umm Kulthum was born in a small rural village to a poor family.
Umm Kulthûm herself was aware of this and tried to control which were released and which not, indeed which parts of performances were used in recordings and which not.
Still, Umm Kulthûm did not succeed entirely in her efforts at control of quality; it is possible to purchase a relatively boring performance, and listeners should not assume that all releases are interchangeable.
www.angelfire.com /biz2/chafy/dance.index.html   (3275 words)

  
  Arab music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The singers remained the stars, however, especially after the development of the recording and film industry in the 1920s in Cairo.
Umm Kalthum (1904 - 1975), along with Fairuz were by far the most popular singer of the Arab world.
Although at her time, Umm Kalthum was slightly more popular than Fairuz, in Umm Kalthum's last years and after her death, Fairuz was able to reach the same level of popularity that Umm Kalthum has, both are considered Arabic Music Legends.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arab_music   (2005 words)

  
 Umm Kulthum's Classinc Song, Baghdad
Umm Kulthum's mother cared for the children: Umm Kulthum, her sister, Sayyidah, about ten years older than Umm Kulthum, and her brother, Khalid, who was one year older.
Umm Kulthum's musical directions in the 1940s and early 1950s and her mature performing style caused this period to be popularly called the "golden age" of Umm Kulthum.
At this point Umm Kulthum was at the height of her artistic accomplishment, in control of virtually all of her endeavors, and highly influential in the criitcal medium of radio broadcasting.
www.corvalliscommunitypages.com /ummright.htm   (4975 words)

  
 "The Imams have knowledge of all the revealed books, regardless of the languages in which they were revealed. ...
Umm Kulthum was the second daughter of ‘Ali and Fatimah, and the youngets of their four children.
This investigation concludes that each of the narrators of the four narrations affirming the marriage of Umm Kulthum documented in al- was a reliable Imami Shi'ite transmitter with whose abilities and trustworthiness in hadith transmission the Shi‘i authorities have expressed their satisfaction.
As for Umm Kulthum, she is the one whom ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab married.
www.allaahuakbar.net /shiites/marriage_of_umm_kulthum_daughter_of_ali.htm   (5511 words)

  
 Was daughter of Ali (as) married to Umer? - ShiaChat.com
Umme Kalthum binte Fatima as we have already discussed was 11 / 12 years of age in 17 Hijri and hence was baligh - and according to Afriki's own admission was of marriageable age - she could not be described as Sabeeya or Sagheera - as was the status of Umar's wife in 17 Hijri.
Umme Kalthum binte Abu Bakr - Born to Asma binte Umais.
This is the Umme Kalthum that Umar married…".
www.shiachat.com /forum/index.php?act=findpost&pid=913885   (10015 words)

  
 The Legacy of Umm Kulthum
Umm Kulthum is undoubtedly the most famous and recognized person in the History of the Middle East.
Umm Kulthum was born near the beginning of the century to a poor rural family.
Umm Kulthum’s voice stood firmly behind the group of army officers that took control of the government in July 1952.
www.lorenlarsen.com /joanna/ummbio.htm   (610 words)

  
 Links in TutorGig MusicInfo
Umm Kalthoum--Legendary Voice of the Arab World - Recounts the life and popularity of Egyptian songstress Umm Kalthoum, one of the most legendary singers of the Arab world; links to her photographs and songs; by Aida Hasan.
Umm Kalthum - Legendary Songstress of the Arabs - This biography of the incomparable Egyptian singer places her life, career, and influence in the context of the times in which she lived; by Habeeb Salloum.
Umm Kulthum - Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (1904?-1975), Egyptian singer, known for her powerful voice and for her ability to use melody and improvisation to bring out the meaning and mood of her lyrics; from Encarta Encyclopedia.
musicinfo.tutorgig.com /Bands_and_Artists/K/Kulthum,_Umm/Links   (409 words)

  
 Umm Kalthum 7000 - Mahmoud Fadl - Song Listings
That he emerges with something that manages to sound both contemporary and reverent is a credit to both his skill and admiration for the late Umm Kalthum.
The material itself, from the waning years of Kalthum's career, isn't exactly a best-of, but one classic, "Enta Omri," is covered here, along with six other songs and an instrumental.
Be the first to tag Umm Kalthum 7000!
www.mp3.com /albums/457848/summary.html   (457 words)

  
 The Fan Site Directory :: U :: Umm Kulthum Websites
Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (1904?-1975), Egyptian singer, known for her powerful voice and for her ability to use melody and improvisation to bring out the meaning and mood of her lyrics; from Encarta Encyclopedia.
Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (Tamayya z-Zahira Dakhliyya, 1904-1975), the most popular and treasured musician of Egypt and the Middle East in the 20th century; by Tore Kjeilen, from Encyclopedia of the Orient.
Umm Kalthum - Legendary Songstress of the Arabs
www.fansitedirectory.com /u/umm_kulthum.html   (361 words)

  
 Umm Kalthum 7000: National Geographic World Music
Welcome to the 7th Millenium as seen from the mother ("umm") of all cities.
Umm Kalthum (1902-1975), bigger in the arab speaking world than Maria Callas and Elvis Presley in the West put together.
Umm Kalthum 7000 packs a full compliment of young instrumentalists from the Cairo Opera who live and breathe the music of the divine Umm, and welcomes the outstanding Salwa Abou Greisha - from the famous Nubian musicians' family - as the featured vocalist.
worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com /worldmusic/view/page.basic/album/content.album/umm_kalthum_7000_32500   (207 words)

  
 Umm Kulthum
Umm Kulthum is the most popular and treasured musician in the Middle East of this century.
He taught Umm Kulthum religious songs and let her take part in the performances, but they had to dress her up as a boy.
The style of Umm Kulthum was influenced by Western popular music of her time, but is firmly and dominantly based upon traditional classical Arab music.
i-cias.com /e.o/umm_kult.htm   (330 words)

  
 Egypt, Music Kulthum, Umm
Umm Kalthoum--Legendary Voice of the Arab World - Recounts the life and popularity of Egyptian songstress Umm Kalthoum, one of the most legendary singers of the Arab world; links to her photographs and songs; by Aida Hasan.
Umm Kalthum - Legendary Songstress of the Arabs - - This biography of the incomparable Egyptian singer places her life, career, and influence in the context of the times in which she lived; by Habeeb Salloum.
Umm Kulthum - Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (Tamayya z-Zahira Dakhliyya, 1904-1975), the most popular and treasured musician of Egypt and the Middle East in the 20th century; by Tore Kjeilen, from Encyclopedia of the Orient.
egby.net /music-kulthum-umm.html   (284 words)

  
 cd info cd info Mahmoud Fadl feat. Salwa Abou Greisha (Egypt) Umm Kalthum 7000 A Million Million Arabs Can't Be Wrong
Mit "Umm Kalthum7000" heißt Mahmoud Fadl sein Publikum im siebten Jahrtausend ägyptischer Kultur mit einem Tribut an den "Stern des Orients", Umm Kalthum, willkommen.
Für das Tributalbum "Umm Kalthum 7000" hat Mahmoud Fadl ein erstklassiges 13-köpfiges Orchester der Cairo Opera um die junge und hervorragende Sängerin Salwa Abou Greisha zusammengestellt, die den Liebhabern von Salamat schon als strahlende Stimme auf dem Album "Ezzayakum" bekannt ist.
Das Album "Umm Kalthum7000" erscheint dabei zu einem Zeitpunkt, wo das aktuelle öffentliche Interesse an dem Mythos Umm Kalthum in der arabischen Welt durch die Eröffnung eines "Umm Kalthum" Museums in Kairo, eine Soap-Opera-Serie über die große arabische Identifikationsfigur und einen Film über ihre Lebensgeschichte dokumentiert wird.
www.piranha.de /records/deutsch/all_g1470.htm   (464 words)

  
 The Position of Women in Islam 8/9
Umm Habiba (Ibn Abi Sufyan's widow): She was the wife of `Ubaid Allah Ibn Jahsh who migrated to the land of Ethiopia, where he adopted Christianity and died.
Umm Sinan al-Aslamiyya said, 'I attended the wedding ceremony of the Messenger of God and Safiyya; we combed and perfumed her.
He consummated the marriage with me in the house of Umm al-Mundsir, and he used to distribute for me as he did all his wives, and commanded me to be veiled.' The Messenger of God was fond of her and he granted her all she asked for.
www.light-of-life.com /eng/reveal/r5405et8.htm   (4765 words)

  
 Danielson, Virginia: "The Voice of Egypt"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Umm Kulthum, the "voice of Egypt," was the most celebrated musical performer of the century in the Arab world.
In the first English-language biography of Umm Kulthum, Virginia Danielson chronicles the life of a major musical figure and the confluence of artistry, society, and creativity that characterized her remarkable career.
Danielson shows how Umm Kulthum's music and public personality helped form popular culture and contributed to the broader artistic, societal, and political forces that surrounded her.
www.press.uchicago.edu /cgi-bin/hfs.cgi/00/13255.ctl   (355 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Africa: Egypt: Arts and Entertainment: Music: Kulthum, Umm
Umm Kalthum - Legendary Songstress of the Arabs - This biography of the incomparable Egyptian singer places her life, career, and influence in the context of the times in which she lived; by Habeeb Salloum.
Umm Kulthum - Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (Tamayya z-Zahira Dakhliyya, 1904-1975), the most popular and treasured musician of Egypt and the Middle East in the 20th century; by Tore Kjeilen, from Encyclopedia of the Orient.
Umm Kulthum - From Encyclopaedia of the Orient
dmoz.org /Regional/Africa/Egypt/Arts_and_Entertainment/Music/Kulthum,_Umm   (281 words)

  
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Although Umm Kalthum came from a poor family, she developed an incredible singing talent.
Umm Kalthum used this popularity to influence the political leaders of the countries she sang in.
In both of these places, Umm Kalthum showed that women can have power in the Middle East, even though they are not allowed to hold political positions.
webpages.charter.net /willards/mideastpaper2.doc   (1575 words)

  
 Umm e Kalthum's Marriage To Umer - www.sdol.org
Umm Kulthum was the daughter of Ali Ibne Abi Talib.
There is no contradiction to the fact that before Umm Kulthum binte Ali (blessings on her), Hazrat Zaineb (blessings on her) were married to Abdullah bin Jafer (blessings on him).
His third wife was Malaika, daughter of Jarul al Khuzai, who was also called Umm Kulthum, also she did not embrace Islam and was divorced in 6 A.H. On arrival at Medinah he married Jamila, daughter of Asim b.
www26.brinkster.com /sdolshah1/umtu.htm   (1193 words)

  
 Arabic DVDs Movies, Music Videos, Plays and Egyptian films
She was a powerful symbol, first of the aspirations of her country, and then of the entire Arab world.
Narrated by Omar Sharif, Umm Kulthum, A Voice Like Egypt takes viewers into her home village and to the streets and cafes of Cairo where she lived and worked.
Featuring concert footage, film clips and interviews with the famed singer’s friends and colleagues, Goldman's documentary places the life and career of Umm Kulthum in the context of the epic story of 20th century Egypt.
www.pyramidimports.com /dvdsandentertainment/dvd2299.htm   (250 words)

  
 Travelling Shoes
When you first hear Umm Kalthum, as I did when I began to study Arabic seriously in 1984, you're struck by the deep, melodious, emotive power of her voice.
Because of this Arabs respond to her with fervor and intensity; in cafes it's not unusual to see grown men go silent and stare into space, or even cry when when one of her songs is playing on the radio.
Born in a rural Egyptian village in the fertile Nile delta in 1904, Umm Kalthum Ibrahim was first taught to sing by her father, the muezzin at the local mosque.
travellingshoe2.blogspot.com   (7994 words)

  
 Orlando Weekly - Film Review - The Rough Guide to the Music
Yet, by the end of the disc's 70 minutes, the absence of the legendary Umm Kalthum is a screaming negligence.
The transcendent impact Kalthum's voice had on Egyptian music -- and the country's contemporary culture -- was enormous, and she was perhaps the most important Egyptian musician ever.
But, honestly, without Umm Kalthum, no collection of Egyptian music is anywhere close to complete.
www.orlandoweekly.com /film/review.asp?rid=9449   (225 words)

  
 The Marriage of Umar ibn Khattab and Umm Kulthum
Umm Kulthum was the second daughter of ‘Ali and Fatimah, and the youngets [sic] of their four children.
Thus 'Ali gave his daughter Umm Kulthum a dress and asked her to go to 'Umar and tell him that her father wants to know what this dress is for.
While Umm Ruman lived at Madina, Abu Bakr resided with Habiba in Sukh, a suburb of Madina Habiba was the mother of Umm Kulsum who was born after the death of Abu Bakr...
www.answering-islam.org /Shamoun/prepubescent3.htm   (2893 words)

  
 Umm Kulthum - MP3, links, discography
Recounts the life and popularity of Egyptian songstress Umm Kalthoum, one of the most legendary singers of the Arab world; links to her photographs and songs; by Aida Hasan.
Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (Tamayya z-Zahira Dakhliyya, 1904-1975), the most popular and treasured musician of Egypt and the Middle East in the 20th century; by Tore Kjeilen, from Encyclopedia of the Orient.
Brief biography of Umm Kulthum (1904?-1975), Egyptian singer, known for her powerful voice and for her ability to use melody and improvisation to bring out the meaning and mood of her lyrics; from Encarta Encyclopedia.
cooking.erp-volga.com /music/Umm_Kulthum.html   (369 words)

  
 AlShindagah Online
He was also the husband of two of the Prophet Mohammed’s daughters - Ruqayyah and Umm Kalthum - and is, consequently, widely known as ‘the man of two lights’.
He lived a long and eventful life from 574-656 CE and was the third of the Four Rightly Guided Caliphs ruling for 12 years from 644 CE until he was assassinated in 656.
Ruqayya died and Othman married Umm Kalthum, another of Mohammed’s daughters.
www.alshindagah.com /othman.html   (1307 words)

  
 Tribute to Egyptian singer Om Kalsoum
Egyptian singer Om Kalsoum (whose name also translates into English variously as Om Kolthoum, Oum Kalsoum and Umm Kulthum, to name a few) is legendary in Middle Eastern culture as the Voice of Egypt and Mother of All Arabs.
Some of the ways her name has been translated into Latin characters are Umm Kalthum, Umm Kulthum, Oum Kalthum, Um Kalthoum, Umm Kulthume, Oum Kulthum, Oum Kalthoum, Um Kolthoum, Oum Kulthume, Oum Kolthoum, Om Kalsoum, Um Kalsoum, Oom Koolsum, Umm Kalsoum, Omm Kalsoum or Omme Kolsoum.
Related Link Umm Kulthum The Star of the East The Diva of Arabic Song
www.shahina.com /store/om.htm   (225 words)

  
 Europaeditions - Catalogue - Book
It is the story of the Arab world’s greatest and most popular singer, Umm Kalthum, told through the eyes of the poet Ahmad Rami, who wrote her lyrics and loved her in vain all his life.
Spanning over five decades in the history of modern Egypt, this passionate tale of love and longing provides a key to understanding the soul, the aspirations and the disappointments of the Arab world.
The compelling story of Umm Kalthum and the history of modern Egypt intertwine in a novel that is essential reading for anyone interested in The Middle East.
www.europaeditions.com /book.php?Id=9   (117 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Umm Kalthum 7000: Music: Mahmoud Fadl   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It's never going to be easy to pay musical homage to an artist as revered as Egypt's Umm Kalthum.
When her radio broadcasts aired, the entire Middle East came to a standstill, and 4 million people lined the streets of Cairo for her funeral in 1975.
The hardest job falls to young vocalist Salwa Abou Greisha, who thankfully doesn't try to copy Kalthum's style, but puts her own strong imprint on the material.
www.amazon.com /Umm-Kalthum-7000-Mahmoud-Fadl/dp/B00005NHMB   (617 words)

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