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Halim El-Dabh

Egyptian-born American composer, educator, ethnomusicologist, and musician whose career spanned more than a half-century. He was a pioneer in digital music and was acknowledged with documenting the first little bit of digital tape music in 1944. He found america in 1950 thanks to a Fulbright Fellowship to review music in the University or college of New Mexico. His educators had been the famed John Donald Robb and Ernst Krenek. He documented his first digital tape music for “The Manifestation of Zaar,” an electroacoustic musique concrète piece. He created the concept in the Colombia-Princeton Digital Music Center through the past due 1950s and early 1960s. He was raised with a big, wealthy Coptic family members in Sakakini, Cairo, Egypt. He was mainly affected by Austrian composer Bela Bartok.

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