Taqiyya Al Taweeliah

Taqiyya Al Taweeliah

Taqiyya Al Taweeliah is one of the leading female folk singers in Yemen.  She was the life and soul of every Sana’a wedding.

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Taqiyya Al Taweeliah is one of the leading female folk singers in Yemen.  She was the life and soul of every Sana’a wedding.

Taqiyya was a pioneer folkloric singer who shined in folk singing, especially in Sana’a style.

She began her career a few years before the revolution of September 26th, 1962 by singing in private women’s gatherings. This was in the first three years of her career before the Republic of Yemen was established.

She sang to the rhythm of her famous “Round Steel Tray” in addition to other songs in which she used a handheld drum.

Her records became widespread and gained the admiration of many. She reached the peak of her fame on the Yemeni musical scene right after the Yemeni revolution.

Taqiyya Al Taweeliah has contributed greatly to the revival and enrichment of the Yemeni national heritage songs.

These some of her most famous songs: Al Zafa (Sa’at Al Rahman), ‎” Ya wayh qalbi”,‎ ”Sylah wa muruh alsayl”,“ ‎Lylk allayl ya layl” ,”‎Ya ghayibin khabruni” And “ ‎’Iin kan qalbik taqnie”, and dozens of popular folkloric songs as well as Muwashshah. She also performed famous songs, such as” ‎Msikin ya nas” , “and” Wa maghrad bwadi aldawr”

She collaborated with the Yemeni Jewish artist Shameah and had recorded 21 albums. Some of the most prominent Yemeni composers’ composed songs for her.

She also sang with well-known singers including Ali bin Ali Alansi, Ahmed Sinidar, Ahmed Fathi, Ali Abdullah Alhas, Mohammed Hamoud Al Harthy and many more.

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