Yo Yo Ma ensemble member dies of Covid, aged 61main
From the Lebanese National Conservatoire:
With a heavy heart, we are sorry to inform you all that our beloved Conservatory’s President Bassam Saba passed away at 11:40am Beirut time due to COVID complications.
Bassam Saba was a multi-instrumentalist who worked with Yo-Yo Ma, Kristjan Järvi, Sting, Alicia Keys, Herbie Hancock and Quincy Jones. He was an outstanding educator in Middle Eastern music.