Cheb Sahraoui

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Cheb Sahraoui (b Mohammed Sahraoui, Tlemcen, Algeria, 1 April 1961) is an Algerian Raï musician, the first to tour North America and the first to incorporate electronic synthesizers into his arrangements. As a pianist, he studied music at the conservatory of music in Oran, and launched his musical career by singing raï classics and Beatles tunes in the city’s nightclubs. His first hit, "Ana Mahlal ...