Saleh Farjallah Deeb
is a highly acclaimed reseracher who lives and works in Lebanon. Among his more than 20 publications are studies on the Jemenite culture, on traditional Arab music and the origin of the city of Jerusalm. His encyclopedia of the old cities of Jemenbook "Lisan al-Arous" was published by East West-Diwan Al-Masar in Fall 2009.