A fire broke out on Thursday at the Egyptian singer <a href="http:\/\/en.elbalad.news\/2419521" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Ehab Tawfik<\/a>\u2019s villa, causing the death of his father, according to many press reports.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/4iMCYlWEMBY\r\n\r\nAt once, eight fire trucks rushed to the renowned singer\u2019s villa, located at Nasr City in Cairo, and controlled the fire before spreading to neighboring houses.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-102119" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/01\/69822-\u062d\u0631\u064a\u0642-\u0645\u0646\u0632\u0644-\u0627\u064a\u0647\u0627\u0628-\u062a\u0648\u0641\u064a\u0642.jpg" alt="" width="720" height="960" \/>\r\n\r\nInitial Investigations revealed that a fireplace on the first floor was behind the blaze, adding that Tawfik\u2019s father has died of smoke inhalation.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-102120" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/01\/37449-\u0635\u0648\u0631\u0629-\u062d\u0631\u064a\u0642-\u0641\u064a\u0644\u0627-\u0627\u064a\u0647\u0627\u0628-\u062a\u0648\u0641\u064a\u0642.jpg" alt="" width="720" height="540" \/> <img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-102121" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/01\/52733-\u0641\u064a\u0644\u0627-\u0627\u064a\u0647\u0627\u0628-\u062a\u0648\u0641\u064a\u0642-\u0645\u0646-\u0627\u0644\u062f\u0627\u062e\u0644-\u0628\u0639\u062f-\u0627\u0644\u062d\u0631\u064a\u0642.jpg" alt="" width="720" height="960" \/>\r\n\r\nNoteworthy\u060c Ehab Tawfik is one of the top singers in the Arab world and is especially revered in his hometown.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nHe learned how to play the lute as a child\u060c and his love for music started when he was nine years old. His first single\u060c "Dany"\u060c was released in 1989. His first album "Ekminny" was released in 1990.\r\n\r\nIn 1995\u060c he received his master's degree for his thesis\u060c The Egyptian Song in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century.\r\n\r\nTawfik worked toward his Doctorate in Music and Arabic Singing\u060c completed in April 2002. The doctorate was titled "The Methods of Performing Arabic Singing in Egypt" During the Second Half of the Last Century.\r\n\r\nHis greatest exposure as an artist came on February 26\u060c 2001\u060c when he performed for 50\u060c000 people at a benefit concert to raise funds for Iraqis who were maimed during the Gulf War in Baghdad.\r\n\r\nTawfik signed with record label Alam El Phan in 2007.\r\n\r\nIn 2007\u060c\u00a0 Tawfik received critical acclaim for his song " Except the Prophet of Allah." The song was released in response to the Danish cartoons that negatively depicted the Prophet.\r\n\r\nHis hit songs also include "Habibi" ("My Darling")\u060c "Sahrany" ("She Enchanted Me")\u060c "Tetraga Feya" ("Begging Me")\u060c "Hobbak Aliminni" ("Your Love Taught Me")\u060c and Allah Alek Ya Seede have all been popular in Arabic speaking countries.\r\n\r\nHe has two children\u060c Ahmed\u060c and Mahmoud with his wife Nada.