18 November 2007

Armenian Lebanese solidarity song by Gassan Rahbani

Azad-Hye Special

"We live here" a bilingual Arabic - Armenian song by Gassan Rahbani has been released in Beirut (In Arabic: Nehna haoon men ish; In Armenian: Menk hos gabrink).

See song on Youtube below.

Gassan Rahbani is the nephew (in-law) of the great Lebanese singer Fayrouz. His father is famous lyrical author, composer, orchestra arranger and conductor Elias Rahbani, one of the three Rahbani Brothers.

Gassan's first piano teacher was Agop Arslanian (read biography below). Read more.

"We live here" starts with a preface: To the beloved Armenian people, I donate these feelings.