Item 22240 - PHOTO0000004575

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CLT-22240




  • 1961 (Creation)

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1 black-and-white photo print.

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English transcription: Abdulahi Quarshi, composer of the Somalian national anthem, has founded the Hamar Society whose members artists and musicians are attempting to revive traditional Somalian art and music. They have their own programme on the Somali national radio network.
French transcription: Abdulahi Quarshi, auteur de l'hymne national somalien, a fondé une société appelée Hamar composée d'artistes et de musiciens dans le but de faire revivre l'art et la musique somaliens. On peut les entendre à la radio nationale au cour du programme Dhawaya Somalia.
Description: He see a man with an string instrument. He seems to be playing it. He's looking away. He has a white shirt. He is inside a room, we can see some posters against a wall behind him.
Location: Mogadiscio

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UNESCO / Eric Schwab. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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  • French

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  • Latin

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