Amanowel Skandar was born in 1962 in the village of Tal Sakra , Syria. When he was 1 year old, he moved with his family to Al Hassake city of Syria and he lived there until this time (of writing this bio).
He started as a Guitar player with the Unity band of The Assyrian Catholic Church in Al Hassake supervised by REV. Afram Sharestan.
Then Amanowel became the main singer of the Unity band.
In 1985 when he was 18 he released the first of his more than 12 albums. He performed in hundreds of parties in and outside of Syria, place like:
Australia 1991, 1993, 1994, 2000 , 2003
Germany 1995, 2000
Russia 1993 (at the First Festival of The Assyrian arts)
His song (Zaloma) received the award of the first place in the Second Assyrian Songs Festival held in Qamishly, Syria.
Amanowel Skandar has a pleasant voice, very high performance capabilities, marvellous talent and a wide musical education.
Amanowel Skandar is the singer who is complying with top-level art that
exceeds offering temporary enjoyment to permeate into audiences conscience by
choosing the best music and lyrics for his songs.
He always does his best to make his albums as symbols to promote his Assyrian culture and great ancient civilization.