Children's singer Jaber Othman dies of COVID-19
Musician Jaber Othman, one of the few voices who sang for children in Libya, died on Saturday of coronavirus, the media centre of Al-Bayda city confirmed.
Othman, 61, died at the Al-Hawari General Hospital in Benghazi east of Libya after suffering from complications of Covid-19.
Throughout his career that expanded for over three decades, he used his talent to make children happy, presenting TV shows and songs, most favorite "Bism Allah," "My Blue Pencil," "Let's Draw," and others.
Artist Jaber Othman won several awards, including best singer and composer for children's songs in the Arab world. He also won best program presenter at the Children's Festival in Cairo and the Creativity Award at the Cairo Television Festival.
The deceased was born in 1960 in Benghazi. He joined the Ali Al-Shaaliyah School of Music and obtained a diploma in music and acting before he worked as a teacher at the same institute.
He began his artistic career as an actor, where he played a role in the series "Return to Reality," but perhaps he was best known for presenting children programs, most famous his radio show "A Story Each Day."