Enjoy music from Egypt in the lobby of the library with Halim El-Dabh. El-Dabh is an internationally recognized composer, educator, and ethnomusicologist. His numerous musical and dramatic works have been performed in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Japan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and throughout Europe. He is featured in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, International Dictionary of Black Composers, International Who’s Who in Music, and Who’s Who in American Music.
El-Dabh holds degrees from Cairo University, the New England Conservatory of Music and Brandeis University.
His compositions include eleven operas, four symphonies, numerous ballets and orchestral pieces, chamber and electronic works, and works for various combinations of African, Asian, and Western instruments. No registration is necessary. All participants will receive a free bag filled with Egyptian treasures courtesy of the Acker-Moore Memorial Post. This program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.