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إيهاب أحمد توفيق محمد مصطفي
|Birth name||Ehab Ahmed Tawfiq Mohamed Mostafa|
|Born||7 January 1966|
|Labels||Rotana, Alam El Phan|
Tawfiq learned how to play the lute as a child, and his love for music started when he was nine years old. His first single, "Dany", was released in 1989. His first album Ekminny was released in 1990. In 1995, he received his master's degree for his thesis, The Egyptian Song in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century.
Ehab worked toward his Doctorate in Music and Arabic Singing, completed in April 2002. The doctorate was titled The Methods of Performing Arabic Singing in Egypt During the Second Half of the Last Century. He is one of the top singers in the Arab world and is especially revered in his hometown.
His greatest exposure as an artist came on 26 February 2001, when he performed for 50,000 people at a benefit concert to raise funds for Iraqis who were maimed during the Gulf War in Baghdad. Ehab signed with record label Alam El Phan in 2007. He has two children, Ahmed and Mahmoud with his wife Nada.
In 2007, Ehab Tawfik received critical acclaim for his song (Arabic: إلا رسول الله, lit. 'Except the Prophet of Allah'). The song was released in response to the Danish cartoons that negatively depicted the Prophet. His song Taala Nesameh featured in the Egyptian film Kashf Hesab (2007), starring Nour and Khaled Abol Naga. He was featured on Danish band Outlandish's track "Keep the Record on Play".
Tawfik married Nada Rizk after the age of 40, with whom he has a twin boys, Ahmad and Mahmoud in 2008, and a girl, Noreen in 2014.
His hit songs include "Habibi" ("My Darling"), "Sahrany" ("She Enchanted Me"), "Tetraga Feya" ("Begging Me"), "Hobbak Aliminni" ("Your Love Taught Me"), and Allah Alek Ya Seede have all been popular in Arabic speaking countries.
|Year||Title||English Artist credit|
|2001||Habib el Alb||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2002||Homma Kelmetain||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2005||Hobek Alemni||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2006||Leeh Elkhesam||Ehab Toufiq|
|2007||Ahla Menhom||Ehab Tawfiq|
|Ella Rassoul Allah||Ehab Toufiq|
|Yashak Amar||Ehab Tawfiq|
|Ada Ellail||Ehab Tawfiq|
|El Doniya||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2009||Lezem Tesmaa||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2010||Ahla Samrah||Ehab Tawfiq|
|2016||Kol Youm Yehlaw||Ehab Tawfiq|
- Harris, Craig. "Ehab Tawfiq". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 August 2011.[non-primary source needed]
- "إيهاب توفيق.. لم يتزوج إلا بعد الأربعين بسبب عقدة.. شاهد". kollelngoom.com (in Arabic). 1 April 2016.
- ""الصور الأولى" من جنازة والد إيهاب توفيق". kollelngoom.com (in Arabic). 9 January 2020.