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Mohamed Mounir
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Mounir performing at the Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag 2019 in Dortmund, Germany
Background information
Native name
محمد منير
Birth name Mounir Ouzaghla
Also known as The King (Al King)
Born October 10, 1954 (1954-10-10) (age 66)
Aswan, Egypt
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Vocals, bendir
Years active 1977–present
Labels
  • Sonar
  • Sound of America
  • Digitec
  • FreeMusic
  • Mirage
  • Africana
  • Alam El Phan
  • Arabica Music
Associated acts The Wailers, Amira, Dalia, Anoushka, Hamid Al-Shairi, Hamid Baroudi

Mohamed Mounir (Arabic: محمد منير ; born October 10, 1954) is an Egyptian singer and actor, with a musical career spanning more than four decades. He incorporates various genres into his music, including classical Egyptian Music, Nubian music, blues, jazz and reggae. His lyrics are noted both for their philosophical content and for their passionate social and political commentary. He is affectionately known by his fans as "The King" in reference to his album and play "El Malek Howwa El Malek" (The King is The King). Mounir's family is from Nubia, Southern Aswan, Egypt.

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