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Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87
Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87

Lebanese chanteuse and actress Sabah, an iconic cultural figure in the Arab world for more than six decades, died Wednesday, Lebanese media and her family reported. She was 87. A beloved and sometimes controversial performer who entranced audiences on the stage, cinema and television, Sabah died at her residence in a Beirut hotel from a "sudden health setback," her family said. She leaves an extensive legacy comprising more than 3,000 songs in 50 albums as well as appearances in 83 films and 27 plays, according to press accounts. Born Jeanette Gergis Al-Feghali in 1927 in Bdadoun, a Maronite Christian mountain village south of Beirut, she was universally known as Sabah...

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