Artist Profiles: Fatma Zidan

Fatma Zidan
Fatma Zidan

Denmark-based Egyptian singer Fatma Zidan was the winner of the Danish World Awards in 2008 and 2010. Although she trained as a classical harp player, she changed her career to become a vocalist.

Fatma Zidan was educated at the Giza Conservatory and the Zamalek school of Music. She has released two albums under her own name produced by some of the most famous musicians and composers from Egypt and the Gulf area. Her most recent album is Hawel – Try.

Discography

Aya haeman (Passionate Love)
Ella Elzaal (Accept Sadness)
Hawel – Try (2010)

website: www.fatmazidan.com

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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