Sahib Shihab’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 23, 1925

Death Date

Oct 24, 1989

Age of Death

64 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nashville, Tennessee, United States



The saxophonist Sahib Shihab died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the first jazz musicians to convert to Islam and who is also known for his collaborations with many popular artists, like Dizzy Gillespie.

He performed with Fletcher Henderson during his early teenage years and studied at the Boston Conservatory under Roy Elridge.

He was an accompanist for a few artists during the 1966 Eurovision Song Contest.

He was born in Savannah, Georgia.

He toured Europe with Quincy Jones in 1959.