Salim Fergani

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Cheikh Salim Fergani (Arabic الشيخ سليم فرقاني) (born 1953 in Constantine, Algeria) is an Algerian oud player and singer. He is a notable performer of ma'luf music, and has recorded various CDs for the Pneuma label of Eduardo Paniagua.[1] He is the son of the Algerian musician Mohamed Tahar Fergani.[2]


  1. ^ Goldberg early music magazine: No.50-52 2008 "Salim Fergani is an Algerian singer and lute player who carries on with a secular tradition handed down by his ancestors."
  2. ^ Musiques de toutes les Afriques ed. Gérald Arnaud, Henri Lecomte - 2006 "A Constantine, les musiciens juifs et arabes ont également longtemps coexisté, avec de grandes figures comme Mohamed el-Kourd, Cheikh Raymond, Simone Tamar, Hadj Mohamed Tahar Fergani et son fils Cheikh Salim Fergani."