Idir

Idir
1949 - 2020

Idir  Algerian Singer

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First Name Idir
Full Name at Birth Hamid Cheriet
Alternative Name Hamid Cheriet, Yidir, Idir, Ḥamid Ceryat
Birthday 25th October, 1949
Birthplace Aït Lahcène, Algeria
Died 2nd May, 2020
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death Pulmonary Disease
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Nationality Algerian
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Musician
Occupation Singer
Music Genre (Text) Traditional Kabyle music, Pop, Folk, Fusion
Origin Algeria
Year(s) Active 1976–present, 1976–2020
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Percussions
Official Websites http://www.idir-officiel.fr/, http://idir-officiel.fr/

Hamid Cheriet (Kabyle: Ḥamid Ceryat; 25 October 1949 – 2 May 2020), better known by his stage name Idir or Yidir, was an Algerian singer and Kabyle musician.
Initially training to be a geologist, his interest for music was piqued when he was called to sing on state radio as a late substitute.
After finishing his compulsory military service, he moved to France in 1975 and embarked on his career in music.
Idir took a hiatus during the 1980s before returning in 1993.
He was a passionate advocate of the Kabyle and Berber cultures.
He died of pulmonary disease in 2020.

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shared a link: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1216765/


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