The late Hassan Megri was the creator of the Megri group, which consisted of Hassan, Mahmoud, Younes, and Jalila.
Songwriter Hassan Megri, a member of the famous music group "Brothers Megri", died Sunday in Rabat at the age of 77, after suffering from a long illness, we learned from his family.
Born in 1942 in Oujda, Hassan Megri, creator of the Megri group, which consisted of Hassan, Mahmoud, Younes, and Jalila, had succeeded in giving a new breath to Moroccan songs. A man of various artistic talents, Hassan Megri is a writer, composer, performer, painter, and researcher who is diligent in Persian iconographic calligraphy.
The founder of the National Music Committee, the deceased was awarded the Gold Medal by the Academy of Arts-Science-Letters in Paris and the "World Medal of Freedom" given by The American Biographical Institute.
The "Mégri" consecration at L & # 39; Olympia in Paris (1976) then the Golden Disc (PHILIPS) and the prize "Rabab d & Or 39" (2003) were given to the great stars of the Arab world, under the protection of the Council. International Music – UNESCO, among other awards, is all testimonials about Megri's artistic contributions, renovation experts and Arab Arabic universal song leaders.
The funeral will be held on Sunday at the Chouhada cemetery in Rabat after the Al Asr prayer.