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Dawāmī, ʿAbd Allāh
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Dawāmī, ʿAbd Allāh (1270–1359 Sh./1891–1980), was a performer of the radīf (classical Persian repertoire), vocalist, player of the tumbak (goblet drum) and virtuoso of traditional Iranian songs (taṣnīf ). Dawāmī was born in 1270 Sh./1891 in the village of Ṭā, near Tafrish in Markazī Province, Iran. His father, Abū al-Qāsim, was a singer in taʿziya (Shiʿi pass…

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Farid Khiradmand and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Dawāmī, ʿAbd Allāh”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_037142>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180110

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