9:05 - September 18, 2020
News ID: 3472593
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thursday, September 17, marked the birthday anniversary of a prominent Egyptian Qari.


Sheikh Mahmoud Khalil al-Hussary was born on September 17, 1917. He was among the most prominent Quran reciters in the Muslim world.

He committed the entire Quran to memory by age 8 and started reciting at public gatherings by age 12.

He was the first Qari to release his Tarteel recitation of the entire Quran in cassettes.

Al-Hussary was elected the head of the Muslim World’s Union of Quran Reciters in 1968.

He died on November 24, 1980, during a trip to Kuwait.

The following footage features one of his recitations of the Quran:





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