The late Moroccan artist Mohamed Louz was known for his distinguished style of folk music and poems.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI sent his condolences on Friday, October 25, to the family of Moroccan artist Mohamed Louz. Louz died on Wednesday after battling pancreatic cancer.
Louz began his music career with the group Lejwad, and was one of the founders of the popular Moroccan folk music group Tagada.
Omar Dakhouchi, El Afli Mohammed, Mustapha Mounafier, Khalid Fdeli, and Ahmed Roudani are the other founding members of Tagada. Louz and his bandmates established the group 1972.
The Tagada Group achieved international success, and Louz became known for his distinguished style of folk music, taarija.
He used his mastery of the unique style to begin his own band called Louz.
Louz also appeared in movies and television series such as Dar Mi Hnia and Jouk El Aamyin.
Additionally, Louz authored poems inspired by his heritage.
The news of Louz’s death came Wednesday, October 23. He had suffered from diabetes and pancreatic cancer, and passed away at age 60.
King Mohammed VI told Louz’s family that he shares their sentiments following the loss of the esteemed artist.
The King prayed that God grant Louz’s family patience and consolation, and reward Louz for his works. He also hoped that God will welcome Louz into paradise.