Serigne Bassirou Kane (Ajami manuscript owner)

Born in 1949 in Khourou Mbacke in the region of Diourbel, Serigne Bassirou Kane is a farmer and a Wolofal (Wolof Ajami) singer specializing in the works of Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (1875-1954, the author of several Ajami manuscripts archived at Diourbel). He was born and raised in Khourou Mbacke, and was educated by his father Serigne Abdou Kane (1915-2000), a close disciple and friend of Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. Serigne Bassirou Kane periodically works in the Jiwaalo area (Joal) singing Wolofal poems in Murid events.