Ziad Rahbani

Ziad Rahbani

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Ziad Rahbani (also Ziyad al-Rahbany Arabic: زياد رحباني‎, born 1956) is a Lebanese composer, pianist, performer, playwright, and political commentator. His compositions are well-known throughout the Arab world. Many of his musicals satirize Lebanese politics both during and after the civil war, and are often strongly critical of the traditional political establishment.