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(December 30, 1898-February 3, 1975)
Born in Tamay Ez-Zahaya, Egypt
Alternative spellings of her name include Om Kalsoum and Om Kalthoum
Best known and loved singer of the Arab world
Recordings include ‘Whom Should I Go To?’ (1958), ‘I Abandoned You’ (1959), ‘Hope of My Life’ (1965), ‘The Talk of the Soul’ (1967) and ‘You That Keeps Me Awake at Night’ (1972)
Why he might be annoying
She is sometimes called Egypt’s fourth pyramid.
Most of her songs are about love.
She contributed heavily to the Egyptian military.
She often wore cats’ eye sunglasses decorated with diamonds.
Mourners snatched away her coffin during her funeral procession.
Why he might not be annoying
She was born into an impoverished family.
At age 12, she disguised herself as a boy and performed in her father’s troupe.
She supported Gamal Nasser.
Her improvised performances could last for hours.
Bob Dylan said, ‘She’s great. She really is. Really great.’
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 55 Votes: 69.09% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 33 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
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