CD

La voix de la passion

Waed Bouhassoun (performer), Moslem Rahal (performer)
Title
La voix de la passion
Performer
Waed Bouhassoun  (zang;oud) Moslem Rahal  (ney)
Publisher
Buda, [2016]
1 cd
Playing time
01:03:08
EAN
0602547936660
CDR
KDX2443

About Waed Bouhassoun

CC BY 2.0 - Image by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra from Paris, France

Waed Bouhassoun (Arabic: وعد بوحسون‎) is a Syrian singer and oud player. She has released four solo albums of traditional Syrian music, and toured internationally since 2010. She is a founding instructor-performer for the project "Orpheus XXI – Music for life and dignity," supporting refugee musicians in Europe. In 2018, she was made a chevalier (knight) in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Biography

Bouhassoun was born in 1979, and grew up in Shaqqa, a small Druze village near As-Suwayda in Southern Syria. She began playing the oud at age seven, taught by her father. In high school, she began to play in regional competitions, and by age 18 had travelled widely in Syria as a performer.

She then entered the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus, where she studied for three years. There were no courses in Eastern singing, so she studied opera. She was asked to learn a Western in…Read more on Wikipedia