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A Playlist for the Soul: Hesham Nazih’s Top Scores

October 20, 2022

  Hesham Nazih is an internationally acclaimed Egyptian composer whose eccentric scores challenge and inspire both listeners and musicians. By channeling emotion into his work, Nazih has become an iconic composer of the 21st century. Nazih’s artistic career began when he composed the score of the film Hysteria (1998), directed by Adel Adeeb. His career subsequently skyrocketed when he contributed the score for Tarek Alarian’s El Sellem wel Te’ban (Snakes and Ladders , 2001). Since then, Nazih has been a leading figure Egypt’s music scene, composing scores for an array films, including Sahar al-Layali (Sleepless Nights, 2003), Tito (2004), Ibrahim al-Abyad (White Ibrahim, 2009), El-Feel El-Azraq (The Blue Elephant, 2014), Turab al-Mass (Diamond Dust, 2018), Welad Rizk (Sons of Rizk, 2019), among others. He also composed scores for television shows, such as Sharbaz Louz (Sharbat the Cunning, 2012), Niran Sadiqa (Friendly Fire, 2013), El Sabaa’ Wasaya (The Seven Commandments, 2014), among others. Nazih received a plethora of awards for his works, including the Best Music award at the Cairo National Festival for Egyptian Cinema for his music in Al-Asleyeen (The Originals, 2017), the Faten Hamama Excellence Award at the 40th…

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