Sabah (singer)

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Background information
Native name
Birth nameJeanette Gergis Al-Feghal
Born(1927-11-10)10 November 1927
Bdadoun, Greater Lebanon
Died26 November 2014(2014-11-26) (aged 87)
Beirut, Lebanon
GenresArabic music, Lebanese music, Arab pop, folk, traditional pop
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1943–2009

Sabah (Arabic: صباح‎; born Jeanette Gergis Al-Feghali, 10 November 1927 – 26 November 2014) was a Lebanese singer and actress. She was known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab World.

She has released over 50 albums and has acted in 98 movies as well as over 20 stage plays. She has a reported 3,500 songs in her repertoire. She was the first Arabic singer to perform at Olympia in Paris, Carnegie Hall in New York, and Piccadilly Theatre in London and Sydney Opera House in Sydney.

Sabah died in Beirut, Lebanon, aged 87.

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