Halim Home Page
Photo by Gary Harwood, Kent State University
Music: Halim El-Dabh's Egyptian Calypso
Performed by Kent State University's Flash in the Pan steel drum ensemble

Halim El-Dabh
March 4, 1921 - Sept. 2, 2017

Halim was a prolific composer as well as a performer, professor and ethnomusicologist. One of his most famous works is his collaboration with Martha Graham for a performance entitled "Clytemnestra." He has written scores for world wide orchestras, dance companies, chamber orchestras and solo works.