John Compton  
John Compton - the sheik of San Francisco (c 1948-2012
Dancing from age five, John Compton became interested in belly dance in 1971 after seeing Bal Anat at a Renaissance Faire. Initially training with Jamila Salimpour, he formed Hahbi'Ru in 1991. Hahbi'Ru tries to recreate the feel of travelling ME entertainers from the 1800s.

Habibi, Vol 14, no 4


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