George Wassouf (Arabic: ???? ????) is a Syrian singer. He was born on December 23, 1961 in Kafroun, Homs, Syria into a Christian household. He moved with his family to Beirut at a young age, where he was granted Lebanese citizenship, and was called the miraculous child at that time, for his artistic talent in singing.
George Wassouf started singing very young at the age of 10 in his hometown Kafroun on different occasions such as marriages, parties, hotels, etc. Shortly thereafter he moved to Lebanon where he began his music career and his popularity grew. It was at the age of 16 when he became known as "Sultan El-Tarab" as called by the famous international Actor Omar Sharif, Arabic for "The Sultan of Music", with his classic song "el-Hawa Sultan".