Hekmat Mohsen ( - 1968) حكمت محسن

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A Syrian writer who was born in 1900 in Istanbul, and his father worked in the Ottoman army. At the beginning of the First World War, he was sent with his mother to Damascus. In his childhood, he worked in more than one profession, but he became an upholsterer. He established and...Read more headed the first union for upholsterers in Syria. His voice was the first voice broadcast on Syrian radio after the voice of the then-President of the Republic Shukri al-Quwatli sd he performed a critical monologue live in 1947. He is considered the founder of Syrian popular drama on radio, theater, and television. He discovered many celebrities, such as Abu Rushdi, Abu Fahmy, Abu Sayyah, Umm Kamel, and others. He contributed to the founding of the People's Theater in 1959, before it merged with the National Theater ten years after its establishment. In 1968, his play Mr Saber, which was shown in 1959 by the National Theater in Damascus was re-produced by Abdel Latif Fathi for the second time. He died in 1968.


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  • A Syrian writer who was born in 1900 in Istanbul, and his father worked in the Ottoman army. At the beginning of the First World War, he was sent with his mother to Damascus. In...Read more his childhood, he worked in more than one profession, but he became an upholsterer. He established and headed the first union for upholsterers in Syria. His voice was the first voice broadcast on Syrian radio after the voice of the then-President of the Republic Shukri al-Quwatli sd he performed a critical monologue live in 1947. He is considered the founder of Syrian popular drama on radio, theater, and television. He discovered many celebrities, such as Abu Rushdi, Abu Fahmy, Abu Sayyah, Umm Kamel, and others. He contributed to the founding of the People's Theater in 1959, before it merged with the National Theater ten years after its establishment. In 1968, his play Mr Saber, which was shown in 1959 by the National Theater in Damascus was re-produced by Abdel Latif Fathi for the second time. He died in 1968.

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