Hédi Jouini

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Hédi Jouini
الهادي الجويني
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Portrait of Hédi Jouini
Born
Mohamed Hédi Ben Abdessalem Ben Ahmed Ben Hassine

(1909-11-01)1 November 1909
Died30 November 1990(1990-11-30) (aged 81)
NationalityTunisian
OccupationSinger, oud player, composer

Hédi Jouini (Arabic:هادي الجويني)( November 1909 – 30 November 1990) was a Tunisian singer, oud player, and composer.[1] In his long career, Jouini composed close to 1,070 songs and 56 operettas.[1] His songs are inspired by the Andalusian art of flamenco, and found great popularity in Tunisia and the countries of the Mashriq.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tahar Melligi (23 July 2007). "La rencontre de Hédi Jouini avec Oum Kalthoum". archives.lapresse.tn (in French).[permanent dead link]
  2. "Tunisie. Les JCC dévoilent l'autre visage de Hédi Jouini". kapitalis.com (in French). 28 October 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2018.