Saleem Abboud Ashkar in Palestine - late 20th Century

from Everything is connected : the power of music, pages 93-94:

One day that year a distant relative appeared on their doorstep, an artist by profession who could also play the piano. Born in Palestine, he had been sent to Munich by his father in the 1920s when he was fifteen years old to study medicine or become an engineer, but his real desire was to become an artist. He enrolled himself in the Munich Academy of the Arts, where, in addition to studying painting and architecture, he also learned to play the piano. Although he eventually married a German woman and had two children with her, he was forced to leave the country when Hitler rose to power. When…   more >>
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Daniel Barenboim, and Elena Cheah (ed.), Everything is connected : the power of music (:London, 2008), p. 93-94. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Palestine


Saleem Abboud Ashkar

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Piano music performed by a relative performed by Relative of Saleem Abboud Ashkar

Experience Information

Date/Time late 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:23:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:14:47 +0000