Ahmed Fouad Negm
|Ahmed Fouad Negm|
Negm in c. 1999
|Also known as||Ahmed Negm|
|Born||22 May 1929|
|Died||3 December 2013 (aged 84)|
Ahmed Fouad Negm (22 May 1929 – 3 December 2013) was an Egyptian vernacular poet. Negm is well known for his work with Egyptian composer Sheikh Imam, as well as his patriotic and revolutionary Egyptian Arabic poetry. Negm has been called "a bit of a folk hero in Egypt" or "el-Fagommi".
References[change | change source]
- Slackman, Michael (13 May 2006). "A Poet Whose Political Incorrectness Is a Crime". New York Times. Retrieved 4 December 2013.
- mlynxqualey. "Ahmed Fouad Negm Wins 2013 Prince Claus Award for 'Unwavering Integrity'". Arabic Literature. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
- El-Hewie, Mohamed F. (2013). Islam Facts and Fiction And The Fight For Egypt. USA: Shaymaa Publishing. p. 246. ISBN 978-1493577538.
- Daily News Egypt (10 September 2013). "Prince Claus Fund Award goes to Ahmed Fouad Negm". Daily News Egypt.
- Hamza Hendawi Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egypt’s ‘poet of the people,’ dies at 84 The Washington Post 4 December 2013
- "Egypt bids farewell to people's poet Negm". Al Jazeera. 3 December 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Rawafed: documentary interview Ahmed Fouad Negm "part one" Alarabiya.net
- Rawafed: documentary interview Ahmed Fouad Negm "part two" Alarabiya.net