Sheikh Imam bio

Birth Name: Sheikh Imam

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Giza

Date Of Birth: July2, 1918

Date Of Death: June 7, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Egyptian

Sheikh Imam was born on the 2nd of July, 1918. He was best known for being a Composer. Composer and singer who was known for his political songs favoring the poor and working class. His songs included “Pretty Egypt,” “Che Guevara is Dead,” “It’s Been an Honor, Father Nixon,” and many others.

Sheikh Imam was born in Giza. He memorized the Qur’an after enrolling in a recitation class when he was five. He was taught muwashshah singing by the esteemed Sheikh Darwish el-Hareery. He formed a duo with colloquial poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, and the two composed a number of songs that were banned by Egyptian radio and TV stations in spite of their popularity among the grassroots population.

Sheikh Imam was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sheikh Imam is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Sheikh Imam’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sheikh Imam’s parents.

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Sheikh Imam was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME:Sheikh Imam
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Sheikh Imam was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Sheikh Imam was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Sheikh Imam had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Sheikh Imam’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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