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Tuesday, 8 May 2018

France awards Egyptian Maestro Hisham Gabr “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres”

The French government has awarded Egyptian Maestro Hisham Gabr its Order of Arts and Letters, a French knighthood distinction that recognizes significant contributions to the arts or literature, Ahram Gate reports. The composer and conductor, who headed the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Centre until 2017, received the honor yesterday in a ceremony at the French embassy in Cairo.

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