Khaïra Arby (Timbuktu, Mali, September 21, 1959 - August 19, 2018) was a Malian singer.
Khaïra Arby, "The Nightingale of the North", from the desert from Agouni, north of Timbuktu, Mali, and cousin to Ali Farka Touré sings in Songhai, Arabic, Tamashek and Bambara.
She was born on September 21, 1959, in the Abaradjou neighborhood of Tomboctou, to a Berabiche father and a Tamachek mother. The only singer in her family, Khaira started to perform, in 1970, when she was only eleven years old. She made her public debut with…
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