Remembering Elie Choueiri (1939-2023) | Weblog Baladi

Lebanon misplaced this week one among its biggest musicians, and one of many previous couple of artists from the Rahbani’s golden period. Elie Choueiri handed away on the age of 84, forsaking a legacy via his music, performs and reveals.

After beginning his profession in 1960 in a Kuwaiti radio, Choueiri returned to Lebanon and collaborated with the Rahbani brothers and Fairouz in over 25 works throughout the 60s and 70s together with «بياع الخواتم», «دواليب الهوا», «الليل والقنديل», lots of which had been introduced on the Baalbeck festivals. Choueiri additionally had his personal present within the mid 70s with late journalist Sami Ghamika, stood beside Sabah on stage and wrote many songs for Wadih el Safi. One in all his hottest songs “Iyyam el Lulu” sparked a dispute between Sabah and Samira Tawfiq.

Choueiri can also be recognized for his many patriotic songs. In 2017, he obtained the insignia of Commander of the Nationwide Order of Cedar in 2017 for his musical profession.

Listed below are a few of his hottest songs:

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