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|Died||19 July 2017
|Resting place||Ain El Beida cemetery, Oran, Algeria|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, composer, conductor|
Blaoui Houari (23 January 1926 – 19 July 2017) was an Algerian singer-songwriter, composer and conductor. During his career, he recorded over 900 songs and released over 100 albums. Houari was born in Oran, Western Algeria, then French Algeria. Houari began his career as a singer-songwriter in the 1940.
During the Algerian War, Houari was arrested by the French army and detained in Sig for his pro-Algerian songs. When Algeria became an independent nation in 1962, he became the head of Oran's public radio and television stations. In 1970, he conducted the Algerian National Orchestra at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan.
Houari died on 19 July 2017 in Oran of a heart attack at the age of 91.
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