Salim Shibith (Salim Ha-Cohen)

Iraqi vocalist
1908-1981

Studied with Rashid al-Qundarji in Baghdad, was a vocalist at the Iraqi broadcast stations and later at the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Immigrated from Iraq in 1951. Performed only the Iraqi style. 

 

Listen here to several maqamat performances.

 

See also: Jewish Professional Musicians in Iraq and Israel, Revisited by Esther Warkov.

 

Credited Esther Warkov.

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