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Marcel Khalife

Marcel Khalife is a Lebanese composer, singer, and oud player.

Birth name Marcel Khalife
Born June 10, 1950, Amsheet, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, oud player
Years active 1972–present

About Marcel Khalife

French-Lebanese composer, singer, and Oud player known for his instrumental works. He was famous for such songs as "My Mother," "Rita and the Rifle," and "Passport," which was inspired by the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish.

Marcel Khalife before fame

He taught at the conservatory in Beirut from 1970 until 1975. He created the Al Mayadeen Ensemble in 1976, which led to international success and fame.

Achievement of Marcel Khalife

He was awarded the Palestine Award for Music in 1999.

Marcel Khalife family life

He married Yolla Khalife, a singer and songwriter.

Associations of Marcel Khalife

He and Ibrahim Maalouf were both well known Lebanese composers.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Marcel Khalife

Lebanese songwriters. Lebanese oud players. Lebanese musicians. Lebanese male singers. Lebanese Maronites

Latest information about Marcel Khalife updated on July 07 2021.