George Shamoun the syriac folk songâ€™s motor of production. In thirty years of production he wrote more than 200-recorded songs.
George Shamoun was born 1945 in Kamishli and studied at the Syriac schools up to the high school-grade. He studied syriac at Malfono Abdel Masih Qarabashi and Malfono/father Saliba Issa. Georges Shamoun is the nephew of the Syriac writer Danho Dahho.
In 1979 George Chamoun left Kamishli to Germany and thereafter toward Sweden in 1981. Since that time he lives with his family in SĂ¶dertĂ¤lje Sweden.
George Shamoun wrote every genre of lyrics. His writings vary from romantics to folklore and children. He wrote two series of children songs and cooperated with almost every Syriac singer and composer. From 1974 it is difficult to find a cassette, LP or CD which doesnâ€™t include one song or more of George Shamounâ€™s lyrics. George Shamoun is known of his aid to the young generationâ€™s singers.
George ShamounÂ´s contribution in the field of Syriac folk song is very huge in quantity and very high of quality. He filled the emptiness that was occupying the field of Syriac folk song and converted it to a developed one. George Shamoun hopes to produce Syriac operates, and lyrical.