The Musicians Syndicate said in a statement that the deceased was hospitalized a few days ago with a bronchitis and shortness of breath.
Al-Attar was born in 1938 in a neighborhood Poetry section In Cairo, he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce, then a diploma from the Higher Institute of Arabic Music.
He was famous for singing the folk color in the fifties and sixties of the twentieth century, and he also participated in some Cinematic films Including (Love and Deprivation), (Beware of Love), (Girls of Bahri), and (The Sad Tune).
Among the most famous of his songs are (Bulgoh), (Spread your handkerchief on Ramle), (Who will believe in you, who is) (Rose of the Ginans), (My Moon), (My Heart I Asked for You), (God Keeper) and (Duponi the Two Wins).
He has been absent from the music scene for many years and has only appeared in very limited television interviews.