Condolences of musician Helmy Bakr at Al-Hamidiyah Al-Shazliya Mosque.. today

Hisham Helmy Bakr receives his father’s condolences today, Sunday, at Al-Hamidiyah Al-Shazliya Mosque in the Mohandiseen area.

The body of musician Hilmi Bakr will be buried today from Al-Nour Mosque in Abbasiya during the afternoon prayer

The great musician Helmy Bakr passed away yesterday evening in one of Sharqia’s hospitals. He was the great musician who presented more than 1,500 works and collaborated with the biggest stars of Egypt and the Arab world. He was the musician who called himself the guardian of the song, especially since he chaired the Musicians Syndicate’s listening committees for 40 years. year, where he was conducting exams for applicants for membership in the Musicians Syndicate.

Musician Helmy Bakr had his artistic beginning during the period of his joining the Egyptian Armed Forces, when he met the singer Warda Al-Jazairia, who was participating in one of the Armed Forces concerts. On that day, Helmy Bakr made her listen to some of his tunes. She was impressed by his talent and insisted on introducing him to the musician Mohamed Al-Shojaei, director of the Egyptian Radio at the time. Here was the beginning of his artistic breakthrough.

During his career, Helmy Bakr performed no less than 1,500 songs. He composed for great Egyptian and Arab singers such as Laila Mourad, Warda Al-Jazairia, Samira Saeed, Najat Al-Saghira, Ali Al-Haggar, Asala, Medhat Saleh, Mohamed Al-Helou, Mohamed Rushdi, Alia Al-Tunisia, and also Aziza Jalal also provided music for nearly 120 films and 48 plays, in addition to the operetta The Arab Dream, which brought together many artists in the Arab world and was released in 1998 and embodied the dream of the Arab people in establishing Arab unity.

The great musician Helmy Bakr was exposed during the recent period to many crises, which began in January of last year, when he announced that he was exposed to a sudden health crisis, and as a result he entered intensive care, as he was suffering at the time from the problem of water retention in the body, kidney problems, and high blood sugar levels. In the body, in addition to heart problems.

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