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Bachar Zarkan  [ Syria ]

Biography

Bachar Zarkan Portrait
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Guest 2009.

Bachar Zarkan, Syrian composer and singer, performs his compositions based on Sufi and modern poetical texts. His musical approach, intimately rooted in Arabic musical tradition, is consciously and overtly modern. He has been on many tours in France, Germany, Britain , the USA, and most Arab countries. He has worked as an actor in the theatre and on television. Zarkan lives in Damascus and Beirut.

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