Salem Allan

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Salem al-Allan (1914 – 25 September 1981) was a popular Fijiri singer from Bahrain.[1] He was born in Qalali Village, in Muharraq governorate.[2]


  • Bahrain: Fidjeri-Songs Of The Pearl Divers - Dar Jnah Men's Choir


  1. ^ Poul Rovsing Olsen -Music in Bahrain: traditional music of the Arabian Gulf 2002 "Dawwari (Pearl divers' work song) 3:10 The three soloists (nahham), Salem al-Allan, Ahmad bu-Tabanya and Hilal bu-Khaled, are accompanied by one large double-skin drum (tabl), a pair of cymbals (tus) and a group of ca. fifty men."
  2. ^ Anniversary