Originally from the popular district of Halfaouine in Tunis, Lotfi Bouchnak was a student of the great maestros Salah al Medhi and Ali Srit. He sings the malouf with exquisite refinement, Tunisianclassical music forged around the Otoman and Arab Andalusian traditions. His powerful voice allows for variations and modulations that have returned the luster to this noble art of Tunis. At the live performances, Bouchnak also plays instrumental pieces.
Lotfi Bouchnak is one of the great tenors of the Magreb. UN president Kofi Anan recently named Bouchnak Ambassador for World Peace.
Edited by kornflakess on 10 Dec 2007, 13:28
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