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Maryam Mursal Biography

Maryam Mursal (born January 1, 1950) is a famous musician from Somalia. She is a composer and vocalist.Mursal grew up in a Muslim family with four daughters. As a teenager, she broke tradition and began singing professionally in Mogadishu. She performed in nightclubs and her brand of music, featuring a mix of blues, soul African and Arabic influences, and known as "Somali jazz", became popular across the country. She performed solo and with Waaberi a 300-member music and dance troupe associated with the Somali National Theatre. After criticizing the government, she was banned from singing for two years, and made her living driving a taxi.During the civil war in her homeland, she and her five children moved to Djibouti where she found asylum in the Danish embassy. It was this odyssey that provided the germ of her solo recording The Journey, with guitars, sequencers and back-up vocals from Peter Gabriel.Mursal is in exile, now residing in Denmark. She has toured Europe with Waaberi and a

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