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Sahar Hadi Muhi Taha
Origin Iraq
Genres Iraqi music, Iraqi folk music, Arabic music
Occupation(s) Singer
Website www.sahartaha.com/

Sahar Taha (Arabic: سحر طه‎; born in 1963 Iraq) is an Iraqi musician and journalist living in Lebanon who co-hosts the Lebanese programme Banat Hawa on LBC.[1][2] She is best known for playing the oud in both eastern and western music.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

In 1984 Taha received a MA in Business Administration in Baghdad, followed by a degree in oud and singing from the National Conservatory of Lebanon in 1989. In addition to her career in music, Taha is a writer for various Arabic and Lebanese newspapers and has been writing for Beirut's daily Al-Mustaqbal since 1999.[4] She has also presented numerous musical programmes in the Arab media and worked for Future TV and ART television stations in the mid-90s.

Staying present in the musical scene, Taha served as a judge in musical festivals and programmes across Lebanon and Egypt in 1995, 2001 and 2002.

Since 1997, she has been a member of The Professional Artists Syndicate, as well as a member of honor in the Munir Bashir Oud and Traditional Musical Art International Foundation, in remembrance of internationally famous Iraqi oudist Munir Bashir.

Since 1986 Taha has performed in many concerts throughout the Middle East and Europe; in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Qatar, Germany, Austria and her native homeland Iraq.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Taha married a Lebanese and is now a naturalized Lebanese national. She still has family in Baghdad.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Baghdadiyat feat. Omar Bashir
  • Traditional Iraqi songs (2003)
  • Waddaato Baghdad (2010)

Publications[edit]

  • Baghdadi Maqamat

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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SAHAR taha - Talaa min Bet Abuha سحر طه - طالعة من بيت ابوها

"محبوبي لا تخف ما صنعت بك الأشواق فكلّنا عشّاق فعسى يعينك من شكوت له الهوى فالعاشقون رفاق" طالعة من بيت ابوها:...

Waddaato Baghdad - Sahar Taha - ودعت بغداد - سحر طه

ودعت بغداد - سحر طه شعر: هادي الخفاجي لحن: سحر طه Waddaato Baghdad by Sahar Taha Poetry/Lyrics by Hadi AL-Khafaji Music by Sahar Taha Cover Design...

SAHAR taha - Travel with Me سحر طه - بي ارحل

كلمات باسمة بطولي - لحن وغناء سحر طه من ألبوم "أعشقك أنت" - قصائد من الشعر الصوفي النسوي - 2012 / ب دعم من الصندوق...

Sahar Taha - Ya Tayr [New Recording]

Another song from her new album "Waddaato Baghdad" Ya Tayr for Fouad Salem, performed by Sahar Taha A touching song about the hardships of ...

Talk of The Town 03 Jan 2013 - Sahar Taha حديث البلد - سحر طاها

http://mtv.com.lb/Talk_Of_The_Town Mona Abou Hamza is back with a new season of her show that was nothing less but THE Talk of the Town when first ...

Neten Yahu by Sahar Taha النتن ياهو - سحر طه

النتن ياهو: كلمات ولحن وغناء سحر طه 2015 غسان سحاب - قانون / أسامة عبد الفتاح - عود / قمر عمري - دف / علي الحوت -...

Taha - Sahar Elayaly / طاها - سهر الليالى

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SAHAR taha - My Rest in My Solitude سحر طه - راحتي في خلوتي

راحتي في خلوتي: قصيدة صوفية لرابعة العدوية (القرن 8م) / لحن وغناء سحر طه من ألبوم "أعشقك أنت" 2012 - قصائد صوفية...

Sahar Taha - سحر طه - حول يا غنام - دويتو

Sahar Taha - سحر طه - حول يا غنام - دويتو.

SAHAR taha - Noba Shimali lHawa سحر طه - نوبة شمالي الهوى

"نوبة شمالي الهوى نوبة الهوى جنوبي ويندار ويّا الهوى قلبك يا محبوبي" غناء سحر طه / لحن محمد جواد أموري / توزيع...

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29 news items

The Quietus

The Quietus
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:01:56 -0800

Other artists making a mockery of the quiet/heavy dichotomy include Iraqi vocalist and Oud player Sahar Taha, who combines a melismatic vocal style of deep emotional resonance with a monophonic approach to composition that lends her songs an intense, ...

The Skinny

The Skinny
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:42:23 -0700

... John Doran; Eartheater; Kodiak Deathbeds; Housewives; Sunflower Bean; Dan Friel; Car Seat Headrest; STUFF.; Saintseneca; Jack Name; Jessica Moss; Rami Zaidan; Elie Maalouf; Sahar Taha; Nâ Hawa Doumbia; Rats on Rafts; Dollkraut; The Homesick; ...

Al-Monitor

Al-Monitor
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:26:15 -0800

On this aspect of music and song production, Iraqi singer and music critic Sahar Taha, who has been living in Beirut for years, said, “I feel sorry about the mediocrity of the new generation of singers, especially at home. I don't know if there are ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:42:22 -0700

Sahar Taha performs with a band at the Iraqi cultural center in Verdun, Friday, July 12, 2013. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Meris Lutz| The Daily Star. loading ... you've reached a subscriber-only article. Take the ...

KindaMusic

KindaMusic
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:37:14 -0800

De Irakese Sahar Taha [foto hieronder] is gevlucht naar Libanon en vertolkt haar deels traditionele, deels originele composities met weemoed en hunkering naar haar moederland. Zij sleept de aan haar lippen en vingers hangende toehoorders mee door ...

Festivalinfo

Festivalinfo
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 06:34:05 -0700

... John Doran, Eartheater, Kodiak Deathbeds, Housewives, Sunflower Bean, Dan Friel, Car Seat Headrest, STUFF., Saintseneca, Jack Name, Jessica Moss, Rami Zaidan, Elie Maalouf, Sahar Taha, Nâ Hawa Doumbia, Rats on Rafts, Dollkraut, The Homesick, ...

VPRO 3 voor 12

VPRO 3 voor 12
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:55:09 -0700

... John Doran, Eartheater, Kodiak Deathbeds, Housewives, Sunflower Bean, Dan Friel, Car Seat Headrest, STUFF., Saintseneca, Jack Name, Jessica Moss, Rami Zaidan, Elie Maalouf, Sahar Taha, Nâ Hawa Doumbia, Rats on Rafts, Dollkraut, The Homesick, ...

موقع البوابة نيوز

موقع البوابة نيوز
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:10:17 -0800

يجب عدم اذاعة محاكمة مرسي في جلسات علي الهوا لان ذلك يساعد اعوانه في الخارج ويشجعهم علي المزيد من الدمار والتخريب وخصوصا انهم فاهمين ان ظرفا بما يفعلون اثنا المحاكمه كذلك اصدار الحكم الفوري بدل التاجيل ااكثر من عام. Like · Reply · Jan 31, 2015 8:24am · Sahar Taha ·.
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