Fairouz, born Nouhad Haddad 21st , november 1935 in a town called Jabal El Arz.
Fayrouz began singing in 1947 when she joined Mohamed Fleifel choir. Later on, she met Rahbani brothers who encouraged her to try something new. In 1954, Fairouz married Assi Rahbani who knew her talent and believed in her.
In 1957, Fairouz inaugurated Baalbek Festival. The great success she met took her in tour to Syria where she was as warmly hosted.
Fairouz is the only artist who sang to encourage Lebanese people during wars and conflicts.