Lebanon’s famed composer Elias Rahbani dies after battling COVID

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    Lebanon is mourning the loss of the composer and lyricist Elias Rahbani, who died at the age of 82 after a battle with COVID-19.

    He was known for a unique genre of music, blending Middle Eastern and Western styles and composed hundreds of songs and soundtracks for theatre and films.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports.

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