FILE- Sayed MekawyCAIRO - 22 April 2019: ET commemorates Egyptian singer and composer Sayed Mekawy on his 22nd death anniversary.Mekawy was best known for his radio collaboration with Fouad Haddad on the Egyptian traditional character of El-Missaharati.Moved by Mekawy’s unforgettable songs, Amira Mekawy unfolded the story of hissongs:El-Missaharati was a radio program in which a large number of actors took part. Unfortunately most of the episodes have been lost,” Amira Mekawy said in special statements to Egypt Today.After the release of El-Missaharati’s episodes on television, the opening credits were set without writing Haddad's name. Rumors spread claiming that Mekawy deliberately intended to eliminate Haddad’s name which was totally wrong. Later on, they got married in 1961.Nona, as dubbed by her husband, was keen to offer all means of comfort to let Mekawy focus on his work. If it were not for Khalil’s support, Mekawy would have never reached the same rank or achieved such great success and fame.
Source: Egypt Today April 22, 2019 11:26 UTC