Zakariyya Ahmad

Composer

1896 – 1961

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Who was Zakariyya Ahmad?

Zakariyya Ahmad was an Egyptian musician and composer. He composed many pieces in a traditional Egyptian folk style. His works include solo pieces and film scores, and he composed for Umm Kulthum beginning with a taqtuqa written in 1925.

His father was Egyptian and his mother was Turkish.

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Born
1896
Died
1961

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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