50 thousand pounds is the value of Abdel Halim Hafez’s wage for a single film in the early seventies


Today, Tuesday, is the 44th anniversary of the departure of Abdel Halim Hafez, the “Nightingale Asmar”, as he left our world on March 30, 1977, and in a rare meeting with Nightingale Abdel Halim Hafez in 1973 with Emirates TV, Nightingale said that his wage in one film is 50,000 pounds. And that he cannot present more than one film a year, he presents a film every two or three years, and therefore the market needs many artists and accommodates everyone.

Abdel Halim Hafez was born in the village of Al-Hilwat affiliated to the Ibrahimiyyah Center in Sharkia governorate on June 21, 1929, and the son was the youngest among four brothers, Ismail, Muhammad, and Alia. The house of his uncle, Al-Hajj Metwally Amasha, and he used to play with his cousins ​​in the canal of the village, and from there he moved to schistosomiasis, which he suffered a lot from.

Over the course of his artistic career, he presented more than two hundred songs in which he collaborated with the most prominent composers on the art scene in Egypt, among them Kamal Al-Tawil, Muhammad Al-Mougy, Baligh Hamdy and Muhammad Abdel-Wahab. In 1955, the last of which was the movie (My Father Above the Tree) in 1969, one of his most prominent songs (Qaraat al-Fenjan, Sawah, Zay al-Hawa, Jabbar), he died during his treatment trip in the British capital, London, at the age of 48.


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