Renowned Egyptian poet Bakhit Bayoumi passes away at the age of 84

Ahram Online , Tuesday 27 Feb 2024

Egyptian poet Bakhit Bayoumi died early Tuesday morning at the age of 84.

Poet Bakhit Bayoumi
File Photo: Poet Bakhit Bayoumi. Photo courtesy of Bakhit Bayoumi page.


Bayoumi was born on 18 June 1942, in the village of Kafr al-Hataba in Dakahliya Governorate.

He graduated from Al-Azhar High School in 1960 and also obtained a diploma in calligraphy.

Bayoumi started his life as a teacher in a private school before turning to writing songs.

He was famous for co-writing songs for the popular Fawazir Ramadan (Ramadan riddles), starring Nelly, for many years.

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