Dahmane El Harrachi

Artist

Biography

Dahmane El Harrachi (aka دحمان الحراشي, b. Abderrahmane Amrani, 1926 - d. 1980), is one of the most popular & revered singers / composers of Algerian chaabi music. Born in El-Biar, Algeria (a district of Algiers), he emigrated to France, in 1949. His famous song "Ya Rayah", about exile and its painful consequences, has been widely covered, notably by Rachid Taha. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.