Habib Mousa
Habib Mousa is an Assyrian/Syriac
Assyrian people
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 singer. He was born in 1952. In 1971 he made his debut in singing in Syriac.

Habib Mousa was born in Malikiyeh-Syria on October 9, 1952 and raised in Al-Qamishli, Syria
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 where he studied at the Syriac school. Since his early childhood he liked the church melodies that made him a deacon. The Church was his source of inspiration and music.

His official musical career started 1968 in Kamishli with his first song “Shamo Mar”. In 1971 Habib Mousa moved to Beirut to play an important role in spreading the modern Syriac folk songs. In Beirut he met the Syriac composer Nouri Iskandar
Nouri Iskandar
Nouri Iskandar , Is a Syrian musicologist and composer, he is known for his work in Syriac sacral and folk music.- Biography :...

 where together released four modern Syriac songs recorded as singles. O Habibo, Lo Tehfoukh, Lebi Kriho yo and Zalgé Frisi Al Fothi. That was the first step toward a successful career followed by recording of other songs in 1972 with Nouri Iskandar. These songs are still popular until now.

Habib Mousa participated and was the star of the Assyrian/Syriac musical festival at the UNESCO
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 Palace in Beirut, Lebanon 1973. The festival was musically arranged by Nouri Iskandar.

In 1977 Habib Mousa left Lebanon and immigrated to Sweden
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with his twenty singles. He continued his musical career by carrying out many recordings and live shows both in Sweden and aboard.

The CD "Urhoy" is Habib Mousa’s latest release. It completed in summer 2001. This CD consists of ten songs, and is the result of a cooperation between Dr. Abrohom Lahdo, Saiid Lahdo and others.
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