Biography

Musician “Yasser Abdelrahman”
Historical Glimpse

The musician “Yasser Abdelrahman” was born in Cairo 1961 of a cultural and literary family. This atmosphere helped him to be genius at early age.His father is the late great writer/ Abdelrahman Fahmy who enriched the cultural and artistic life in Egypt with several and various literary and fiction works. He was domiciled at his house in Manial EL Roda in Cairo where Egyptian Literary Association was established in cooperation with the great poet/ Salah Abdelsabour, Dr. Ezz Eldin Ismail, Mr. Abdelghafar Mekawy and Mr. Farouk Khorshid.Evenings of masters of literature and thought held in the house of the great writer/ Abdelrahman Fahmy were not devoid of reading classic and modern poetry, or discussing aspects of literature, poetry and art in general whether of old or modern poets and writers. As well as, such evenings shed light on methods of dramatic and literary structure of various artistic and fictional works at that time. Reading poetry by such masters was accompanied by soundtrack developed and played by the late writer/ Abdelrahman Fahmy who was fluent in playing violin as a hobby and for entertainment.This literary and cultural salon with its consecutive evenings attracted the child Yasser Abdelrahman who continued to attend such evenings and listen to them passionately until his perceptions and artistic emotions grew up and fulfilled with this elegant cultural atmosphere. Since he was a child, he knew the difference between elite art and literature and other attempts of them.His talent grew up in such constructive atmosphere. He became aware of the authentic art and literature. He began to reinforce this talent through academic study in order to combine between talent, study and experience through his study of music…. From here, he began his path in academic study.

Studying:

The musician Yasser Abdelrahman studied at Egyptian Academy of Arts. He was the first student who combined between studying in Arab Music Institute and Conservatory. He has obtained bachelor degree in music from Egyptian Arab Music Institute in 1983 and has been appointed after graduation as teaching assistant in the same institute. He has studied violin through group of great Egyptian and foreign violinists. With regard to playing oriental violin, he was a student of Mr. Ahmed Elhefnawy, Attia Sharara, Abdelfattah Khairy and Saad Mohamed Hassan. He has learned methods of playing oriental violin (as they are masters of playing oriental violin) and extracted his own oriental style in playing violin.With regard to world classical playing, his ambition has not stopped at studying in Egyptian conservatory institute. After he had begun his path in this institute as a student of Dr. Hassan Sharara, he spent from his own money for several years in order to study and master classical playing of violin from its origin. He has studied under two Great Russian experts; Prof. Igor Khachabeban and Prof. Irakli Beridza who were students of one of classical violin worldwide magnates “David Awesstrakh”. So, Yasser Abdelrahman has combined between two different schools in music and managed to extract his own style in playing, writing and music.

The most important awards:

  • Egyptian cinema award from Cairo International Film Festival, 1990 for film “El Embrator”
  • The best soundtrack from Alexandria International Film Festival, 10th round, 1994 for film “Youm Har Geddan”.
  • The best soundtrack from Festival of Annual Movie Organization, 20th round, 1994 for film “EL Basha”.
  • The best soundtrack from Alexandria International Film Festival, 11th round, 1995 for film “Gabr El Khawater”.
  • The best soundtrack from Radio and Television Festival 1995 for film “Al Tariq Ela Eilat”.
  • The best soundtrack from National Festival of Egyptian Cinema, 12th round, 1996 for film “Ya Donia Ya Gharami”.
  • The best soundtrack from Egyptian Film Association, 2002 for film ” Ayam El Sadat”
  • The best soundtrack from Radio and Television Festival for series “Ellel W Akhro”.
  • The best soundtrack from Alexandria Film Festival, 2008 for film “Lelit El Baby Doll”.
  • Egyptian Cinema Oscar, 2009 for soundtrack of film “Hassan & Morkos”.
  • National Festival of Egyptian Cinema, 2009 for film “Lelit El Baby Doll”.
  • The best soundtrack from National Festival 18th round, 2014 for film “Saa W Nos”.

The most important honors:

  • Honor from Cairo International Film Festival in 100th anniversary of Egyptian Cinema in recognition of his outstanding tender in field of soundtrack.
  • Honor from Cairo International Song Festival, 4th round, 1998.
  • Honor from Arab Music Festival 2005 to be the youngest honored in the history of festival as he regarded one of music symbols in Arab World.
  • Honor form House of Commons of Canada 2009 during functions of Egyptian festival in Canada held by Egyptian Canadian Association for his artistic career.
  • Honor from jury of Carthage Music Festival in Tunis 2017.

The most important films:

S/N Film S/N Film S/N Film
1 Saa W Nos 10 Leh Ya Banafseg 19 Fares EL Madina
2 Hassan & Morkos 11 El Embrator 20 Gabr EL Khawater
3 Lelit El Baby Doll 12 El Basha 21 Kashf El Mastour
4 Hya Fawda 13 Nazwa 22 Youm Har Geddan
5 Khyana Mashroua 14 Fagh El Gawasis 23 El Hob Ben kosein
6 Malaky Alexandria 15 Al tariq Ela Eilat 24 El Mowaten Masry
7 Ayam El Sadat 16 Hekayat El Gharib 25 Tofaha
8 Nasser 56 17 Bawabet Eblis 26 Saa W Nos
9 Arak El Balah 18 Ya dounia Ya Gharami

 

The most Important TV Series:

S/N Series S/N Series
1 El wesia 29 Asir Bela Kyoud
2 El Mal w El Banon 30 El Ferar Men El Hob
3 Fe Baitana Ragol 31 El Sqoot Fe Ber Saba
4 EL Waqf 32 Hadret El Motahm Aby
5 Al Dawaa El Shared 33 Al Asdkaa
6 Al Tawam 34 Saqf El Alam
7 Sara 35 Hadikat El Shar
8 Fares Bela Gawad 36 Ayamna
9 Al Ragol Al Akhar 37 Ragol Fe Zaman Al Awlama
10 Ellel W Akhro 38 Lma El Talab Fat
11 Khalty Safia w El Dair 39 El Aela W El Nas
12 Qalb El Asad 40 El Mehna Tabib
13 El Marsa W El Bahar 41 El Dam W El Nar
14 Lladala Wegoh kathira 42 El Abtal
15 El Bahar Mandy 43 El Hakika W El Sarab
16 Seif El Dawla El Hamadany 44 Amana Ya Leil
17 Ayn Qalby 45 Amshir
18 Hayat El Gohary 46 Sanawat El Ghadab
19 El Harafish 47 Hamasat
20 Adam 48 Tyour El Shams
21 Mawad Ma El Wehoush 49 El Weshah El Abyad
22 El Hob bad El Medawla 50 Haras Selah
23 Kalemat 51 Al Esar
24 Azwag W Zawgat 52 Haret El Tablawy
25 Alf Lila 53 Bahar EL Ghorba
26 Souq El Asr 54 Awlad El Shaware
27 Lam Yakon Abadan Laha

 

The most important singing albums:

  • Tegish Neish
  • Asfour El Matar
  • Lelit Eshq
  • Ehsas
  • Shebak Kadim

The most important musical albums:

  • Zekrayat (1)
  • Zekrayat (2)
  • Nasser 56
  • Lelit El Baby Doll

The most important single songs:

  • Aref Eny Wahed Tany
  • Hader
  • Marsaya
  • W Reget Men El Safar
  • Maythekish Aliha
  • Ya Einy Aliky Ya Tiba
  • Hwa Enty Leh Beida Keda
  • Law Tekdary
  • Ya Tayaleaa Al Shagara
  • Zamanaq Rah
  • Lih

Musical Works and Operetta:

  • Ya Massr Hodnek Rabany
  • Oyoun Al Watan
  • Horas Al Watan
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