- July 14, 2005:
Selim Sahab (Arabic: سليم سحاب) is a conductor and contemporary composer. Sahab was born in Mandatory Palestine in 1941, but is now a citizen of Egypt.
In 1976, he obtained a diploma in Symphony Orchestra Conducting from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Sahab also worked as a musical supervisor for the official Lebanese radio station. He established the Beirut Arab Music Ensemble for Arabic Music in Lebanon in 1980. He has performed in Damascus, Amman, Tunis, Paris and London.