A rare picture of an aging Fakhri al-Barudi playing music behind his protege, the young singer Fata Dimashq

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A rare picture of an aging Fakhri al-Barudi (far right), the nationalist leader who was a patron of the arts, playing the tambourine behind one of his young students Bahjat al-Ustaz, known by the art name Fata Dimashq. This was at a concert at Apollo Club in Damascus in 1957.