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Mariem Hassan performing in WOMAD 2008 (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 7 November 2008)
|Also known as||Voice of the Sahara|
Ued Tazua, Smara, Spanish Sahara
|Died||22 August 2015
|Genres||Blues music, folk music, roots music|
|Associated acts||Shahid El Uali, Leyoad, Nayim Alal|
Mariem Hassan (Arabic: مريم حسن; 1958 – 22 August 2015), was a Sahrawi singer and lyricist from Western Sahara. She usually sang in Hassaniyya, an Arabic dialect spoken mostly in Western Sahara and Mauritania.
Hassan died of bone cancer in a Sahrawi refugee camp in Tindouf, Algeria on 22 August 2015.
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