عبد الباسط عبد الصمد
Abdul Basit was born in a village called Armant in the southern part of Egypt in 1927. He memorised the Qur'an and became a hafiz with its seven readings.He was invited to recite during the Tarawih prayers at local mosques during Ramadan when he was just 14 years old. Abdul Basit was greatly influenced by the famous reciter Muhammad Rifat and used to walk miles to listen to his recitations on the radio.
Every situation is a lesson to be learned and recitation is the best of it. Shaikh Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad recites Qura`n in renowned way, by this believes he won three world Qirat competitions in the early 1970's. Abdul Basit cites the many event as a miracle he had experienced during one of his travels, reminiscent of other accounts in Islamic history of Meccan converts from recitation
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