Bakr's health condition had deteriorated over the past three months and he received medical care in a hospital before completing treatment at home.

Helmy Eid Muhammad Bakr was born in December 1937. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Arabic Music and simultaneously obtained a Bachelor’s degree in the Faculty of Commerce. He then worked as a music teacher in a school before resigning and devoting himself to music.

A melody for great singers such as Laila Murad, Warda Al-Jazairia, Fayza Ahmed, and Najat Al-Saghira.

Bakr composed the music for many plays, including “Hawadit” by the Adwaa Al-Theatre Troupe, and “My Beautiful Lady” by Fouad Al-Muhandis and Shweikar.

In cinema, he composed music for films, including “A Thing of Torment,” “The Three Lunatics,” and “For Whom the Sun Shines.”

He participated in composing Ramadan’s Fawazir for more than 15 years, as he presented with Nelly “The Matchmaker” and “Umm Al-Arif,” with Sherihan “Around the World,” and with Yahya Al-Fakharani “The Occasions.”

The deceased was a permanent member of the Preparatory Committee for the Arab Music Festival and an honorary president of the Syndicate of Musical Professions.