Umm Kulthum

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Om Kolthoum
Background information
Birth name Fatima Ibrahim
Also known as Oum Kalthoum, Om Kalsoum, Om Koulsum, Om Kalthoum, Oumme Kalsoum, Umm Kolthoum, Om Koultoum, Ummi Kultsum, Ummi Kaltsum, Umi Kulsum, Umi Kalsum
Born December 31, 1898(1898-12-31)
Tamay Ez-Zahayra, El Senbellawein, Dakahlia Governorate, Khedivate of Egypt, Ottoman Empire
Died February 3, 1975(1975-02-03) (aged 76)
Cairo, Egypt
Genres Arabic classical music
Occupations Singer, actress
Years active c. 1924–1973
Labels EMI Arabia
Associated acts Fairuz
Abdel Halim Hafez
Mohammed Abdel Wahab
Maria Callas

Umm Kulthum (May 4, 1904 – February 3, 1975). She was an Egyptian singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Tamay ez-Zahayra. She is a famous and distinguished singer of the 20th century in the Arab world.

Umm Kulthum

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