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Hamid Cheriet (in Kabyle language Ḥamid Ceryat; 25 October 1949 – 2 May 2020), better known by his stage name Idir or Yidir, was an Algerian singer-songwriter and guitarist[1] He was born in Beni Yenni, Algeria. His best known album was A Vava Inouva (1976). His best known single was "Pourquoi cette pluie?" (2002).

Idir died on 2 May 2020 in Paris of pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 70.[2]

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  1. "Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands". AllMusic. 2016-09-30. Archived from the original on 2002-11-19. Retrieved 2020-03-20.
  2. "Le chanteur Idir, l'un des principaux ambassadeurs de la chanson kabyle, est mort". Le Monde.fr (in French). 2020-05-03. Retrieved 2020-05-03.