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Saleem Sahab

Saleem Sahab

Sector : Cultural Figures , Singers / Musicians

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Egypt
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1941
  • Age : 75
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Selim Sahab is a conductor and contemporary composer. Sahab was born in Mandatory Palestine in 1941, but is now a citizen of Egypt.
Selim Sahab obtained a Bachelor of Choral Conducting in 1971 from the Institute of Jnesen. In 1976, he obtained a diploma in Symphony Orchestra Conducting from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 1977, Sahab returned to Lebanon and wrote reviews that were published in prominent Lebanese and Arabic newspapers and magazines. Sahab also worked as a musical supervisor for the official Lebanese radio station. He established the Beirut Arab Music Ensemble for Arabic Music in Lebanon in 1980. He has performed in Damascus, Amman, Tunis, Paris and London.
He was able to establish his dream in combining homeless children from the streets and others whose parents weren't able to raise them as their own, and create what is now known as 'Choral Atfal Masr'.
He is now the head of 'Opera Masr', as well as being given the title of 'Good Will Ambassador'.

In Lebanon:
Beirut Arab Music Ensemble
Lebanon Children's Choir
In Egypt:
National Arab Music Ensemble
Cairo Opera Children's Choir
Children Choir for the General Services of Heliopolis
Choral groups in the Maternal and Child Welfare Association


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