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Mohammed El-Bakkar

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Mohammed El-Bakkar {Arabic: محمد البكار‎} (d. 1959) was a Lebanese singer, oud player, and conductor.

El-Bakkar was a noted tenor, and appeared in several Arabic-language films. He moved to the United States in 1952 and lived in Brooklyn. He released several LPs of Arabic music in the United States. He also played a singing Oriental rug salesman in the Broadway musical Fanny, in the Oriental bazaar scene; the production ran from 1954 to 1956.

He died of a cerebral hemorrhage on 8th September 1959, at the age of forty-six, after collapsing while performing at an annual Lebanese-American festival in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

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