She is a Syrian singer, she is the sister of the deceased legend Farid El Atrash; she is Asmahan. Asmahan was born on November 22nd, in 1917 and her real name was Amal.
Although she was little, she used to sing at home and in school until one day, the composer Daoud Housni vistited her brother Farid at their house and he heard her singing in her room
He asked her to sing to him for he was completely charmed by her voice.
And that’s how after that composer adopted that voice, Asmahan started singing in parties with her brother Farid. In 1934, she got married and moved to the mountain, but she never stopped her work for she took parts in the cinema and many movies like : “Intisar Al Shabab”, “Gharam Wa Intikam”; she sang as well in the Opera “Majnoun Layla”.
Asmahann died on September 14th, 1944, but her name still shines until today.