Artists

Beirut holds a long list of gifted and talented individuals, highly skilled and culturally rich, from actors, to musicians, politicians, writers, painters, and businessmen, among others. Browse through Beirut.com's growing directory of these local figures and learn all about the people that make Beirut what it is.

 
 
  • Abdul Rahman Katanani

    Abdul Rahman Katanani

    Artist

    Beirut-born Palestinian artist Abdul Rahman Katanani’s work intensely depicts the tragedy of his fellow Palestinian refugees, yet never delivers evidently sad or depressing messages. Katanani uses...
  • Anachar Basbous

    Anachar Basbous

    Artist

    Anachar Basbous was born in 1969 in Rachana, a village of open-air sculpture, in a family of artists: his father, Michel Basbous, was a sculptor, and his mother is a writer and poet. He made his first...
  • Anthony Touma

    Anthony Touma

    Artist

    Anthony Touma is a Lebanese singer/songwriter whose voice has been wowing the country for the past year. Previously a member of local rock band Homemade, Anthony decided to follow his own path and...
  • Arthur Satyan

    Arthur Satyan

    Artist

    Arthur Satyan is one of the most important and influential jazz musicians in the region. Coming into the scene in 1996 to open at the Casino du Liban with Three Wheel Drive band, he sets the beginning...
  • Ayman Baalbaki

    Ayman Baalbaki

    Artist

    Ayman Baalbaki was born in 1975 in Odeissé, Lebanon. He studied Fine Arts in Beirut and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. He has exhibited extensively in Beirut...
  • Chaouki Chamoun

    Chaouki Chamoun

    Artist

    Chaouki Chamoun was born in Lebanon in 1942. After attending art and design night schools, he joined the Fine Art Institute at the Lebanese University in Beirut in fall1968 where he received his...
  • Charles Khoury

    Charles Khoury

    Artist

    Born in Lebanon in 1966, Charles Khoury has a diploma in Lithography from the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts. He is a member of the International association of Fine Arts – Unesco in Paris. Since...
  • DJ Yukah

    DJ Yukah

    Artist

    DJ Yukah is one of the very few DJs in Lebanon that specializes in reggae, dub, dancehall, and drum'n'bass. He plays in various clubs around the city.
  • Elie Khoury

    Elie Khoury

    Artist

    Elie Khoury revealed his music passion at the early age of 11, when he started learning Oud at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory. At the age of 13, he won the UNICEF competition, in which...
  • Farid Aouad

    Farid Aouad

    Artist

    Farid Aouad was born at Al Maydan in the south of Lebanon in 1924. He studied at ALBA (Lebanese Fine Arts Academy) from 1943 until 1947. He then went to Paris where he spent one year at the Ecole...
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