Kazem Saher

Kazem Saher

Kazem Saher (born 12 September 1957 in Mosul, Iraq) is an Iraqi singer and composer.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name: Kazem Saher
Name in Arabic: Kazem Saher
Full real name: Kazim Jabbar Ibrahim
Nickname: ambassador of the Iraqi song, Caesar of the Arabic song
Country of nationality: Iraq
Date of birth: September 12, 1957
Place of birth: Baghdad, Iraq
Age: 60 years (in 2017)
Astrological sign: Virgo
Profession: singer, musician, composer, lyricist
Genre: Arabic songs
Musical instruments: oud
Years of activity: 1980 – present
Production company: Music Box, isotopes, Stallions, music master, relax-in, Rotana
Social status: Married
Sons: Wissam, Omar

Biography, Life Story

Born on September 12, 1957 in Mosul, Iraq, Kazem Saher is known for having composed all of his songs himself so far except for some very few songs in which he has employed other composers. He has many titles, the most important of which are “Ambassador of the Iraqi song “and” Caesar of the Arabic song”, given to him by the late Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani. Kazim grew up in a very small house in a family of 7 brothers, Abbas, Hassan, Hussein, Ali, Muhammad, Salem, Ibrahim, and two sisters, Amira and Fatima. Al-Sahir lived many tribulations because of his poverty according to him was the motivation for him and was the basis of his solid personality which is characterized, he discovered the artistic gestures when he was 12 years old where he was sitting with his brother Hassan in the car and they listen to Mohammed Abdul Wahab, and being raised in a poor family then he learned to play the guitar and then the lute. He studied music for 6 years at the Institute of musical studies in Baghdad, and composed his first song “Where Are you” only a year after entering the institute, he worked as a professor of history, and taught music to pupils for a year and a half.He was appointed art and music teacher at karbish school and Pinata school, a village in aqra district in northern Iraq in the late 1970s.

He started his artistic career through his collaboration with the poet Asad Al-ghariri in 1984 where he released his first albums entitled (olive tree) then he collaborated with the poet Aziz Al-painter and then with the well-known poet Karim al-Iraqi in the introduction of the series “Nadia” was entitled “traveler” in 1987, and his first artistic success was in 1989 in the song “and then” zedini ashqa “and” in the school of Love”, which made him considered one of the best Arab singers. Which brought his songs to the level of universality. Al-Sahir not only sang and composed but also appeared in the series” Traveler ” and was his hero, the series is considered as a photo album to present the works of Al-Sahir. The documentary My Country was selected as one of the nominated films for the Best Documentary Award and Kazem Saher composed the music and song “O my country please your morning” for the film after the cast specially selected it. Kazem Saher is the only Arab artist to have sung at the Royal Hall in Britain and is the second artist in the world after Madonna to have been awarded the key to the city of Sydney.

His songs range from 4 minutes to 16 minutes, with the exception of “No, my friend”, which is 47 minutes long, a reference to the time of the Giants. In addition to NAI’s song, which was released as a single, it is composed by Prince Bader bin Abdul Mohsen and composed by Mohammed Shafiq. As well as operetta Gulf 17. One of the most important works of Kazem Saher in the field of composition at all is the poem Touq elyasmin Nizar Qabbani, which was composed by the Lebanese singer Magda Al Roumi and co-distributed with the Egyptian maestro Dr.Khaled Fouad, who was the leader of his band for a while, also collaborated with the singer George Will, who re-sang the song “salmatek in the hands of Allah”, also composed the album impossible for the Tunisian singer Latifa arafawi, an album of the lyrics of the late poet Abdel Wahab Mohamed and also composed Nizar Kabbani’s poem “Why”

Kazem Saher has collaborated with many distinguished poets such as Nizar Qabbani, Karim al-Iraqi Aziz Al-rasam, Asad Al-ghariri, Dr.Mana Saeed Al Otaiba, Talal Al Rashid, Assir Al Shuq, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prince Abdulrahman bin Musaid, Prince Bader bin Abdulmohsen, Kazim Al Saadi and many more. Cooperation with the distributor: D. Fethullah Ahmad.

List of works


Olive tree (1984) – gazelle (1989) – No my friend (1990) – dear (1991) – rejoice (1992) – Pant alaibek (1993) – your safety from the AH (1994) – after Love (1995) – Saab Alia (1996) – wash cold (1996) – school of love (1997) – me and Laila (1998) – baby and the Rain (1999) – impossible love (2000) – looking for you (2001) – the story of two lovers (2002) – barefoot (2003) – Melina dimension (2004) – to a schoolgirl (2004) – the journey is over (2005) – the diary of a defeated man (2007) – pictures (2008) – drawing with words (2009) – don’t add it to the pot (2011).

National and national songs

Kazem Saher sang many national and national songs, including: Maska ODI I sing for the Arab country-Ah ya Arabs-human – ya Quds-Ahim in Tunisia-Hala Hala al-Samra (Tunisia) – Dora Al – Sharq ( Jordan) – Hasna Amman ( Jordan) – Alo from me ( Egypt) – Bride of love ( Libya) – forgot Dai (Morocco) – Salma Ali Doha – Lord protect Algeria – Beirut – Mushtaq ya Syria-million Bossa with me (UAE).

And from his songs in Iraq: to the Dear greetings-Baghdad do not suffer – remember-come kiss your face-shepherds and fire-many talk – o Patriot happy your morning – peace be upon you rafdik – O Patriot happy your morning – city of love – ahlk win O House of habayib – Aqal Al Ras – our bride and we took her-FAW Arabs.


The voice-the sweetest voice with (Shirin Abdul Wahab, Saber al-Rubaie, Assi Al-Halani)

Honours and awards

Karam from England, France, Italy, America, Canada, Malaysia, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Karam from his Iraqi people.
– Oscar song Arabic title of Ambassador of the Iraqi song in 1996 from Baghdad.
– Creativity necklace from Baghdad in 1997 at the National Theater.
– Order of excellence by the commandment of King Hussein and delivered by Queen Noor in 2000/2001.
– Order of Merit from the Tunisian Ministry of culture in 2000.
– The best Arabic singer award and the fares award for Arabic poem and song in 2001 in Egypt during the seventh International Song Festival.
– Best Arab singer award in Lebanon in 2001.
– Mirex award 2004.
– Best singer in the Middle East in a Brazilian radio poll in 2002.
– World Music Award in the Middle East, North Africa and Iran category and listener award in 2004.
– The order of Merit for the second time in Tunisia in 2004 and President Zine El Abidine speech recognition.
– Honored by many Arab newspapers, magazines and festivals throughout the country. It was written by the largest foreign newspapers in France, Italy, America and Malaysia and talked about by many foreign broadcasters.
– He obtained the key to the ancient archaeological city of Fez in Morocco in 2005 and is the second to receive this key after the Great Syrian artist Sabah Fakhri.
– The Arab singer was considered the most famous in Asia according to the survey of the network of Indonesian flags.
– Honored by the Emir of the state of Qatar for the opening of the 17th Gulf championship in Doha.
– The generosity of the Arab women’s Association by Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak deprived the president of the isolated Egyptian.
– Prize of the United Nations Educational, educational and cultural organization (UNESCO).
– Jordan Award award for Best Arabic singer 2010 .
– Returned to Baghdad in May 2011 to be appointed goodwill ambassador for the care of children of the world and children of Iraq especially by UNICEF in May 2011
His achievements about his songs:
– Song of me and Lily: sixth place globally in a poll conducted by the BBC.
– Hahabibi Song: Best Arabic song award in 1996 during the first Arabic song festival in Cairo.
– Song Remember: award from UNICEF and translated into 18 languages.
– Song I hate: the best video clip at the song festival in Alexandria in 1999.
– Song Dala: award of the fund for the United Nations Children’s fund (UNICEF).