Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Rahbani plays - questioning history (44)

Artworks by Tarek Chemaly
The proportion of Lebanese people who got to see Fairouz on stage is abysmally small - yet she remains a staple and (during the war) a myth of hope for seeing her back perform. She cut off all her concerts in Lebanon during the troubles and only came back in a concert in downtown Beirut in 1994.