I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Fairuz-HaddadNouhad Wadi Haddad (born November 21, 1935), known as Fairuz, also spelled Fairouz or Fayrouz, meaning “Turquoise” in Arabic) is a Lebanese singer who is among the most widely admired and deeply respected living singers in the Arab world. Her songs are constantly heard throughout the region, and still spark Lebanese national pride.

Fairuz is commonly known as “Ambassador to the Stars”, “Neighbor to the Moon” (for her famous song about the moon of Machgara), and the “Jewel of Lebanon”.