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Hubeş, Selim
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Selim Hubeş, born in Istanbul in 1953, is a Turkish Jewish musician and a member of the acclaimed Los Pasharos Sefaradis. Hubeş has been involved in theater and music since 1976. He attended the Academy of Commercial Sciences in Istanbul, graduating with a master’s degree in accounting, and since then has been a self-employed accountant. In 1978, he formed the Sephardic music group Los Pasharos Sefaradis along with Karen Gerşon Şarhon, İzzet Bana, and Yavuz Hubeş. He is the guitarist of the band and its main composer. The band has produced five albums.

Hubeş won the second prize at the…

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Aksel Erbahar, “Hubeş, Selim”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_000358>
First published online: 2010

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