Kheireddine Sahbi


Age: 29

Algerian virtuoso violinist with Algeria's National Symphony Orchestra who used a technique often seen in Arabic and Andalusian music by playing the violin on his knees in order to be able to sing as well, who had previously worked with Algeria's Institut National Superieure de Musique and was involved in the traditional music ensemble at the Paris-Sorbonne University while he was enrolled in the Masters of Ethnomusicology program and was studying music in Paris, France to perfect his musical skills.

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a terrorist attack

Born: February 10, 1986

Died: November 13, 2015

Paris, France