|Sahar Hadi Muhi Taha|
|Genres||Iraqi music, Iraqi folk music, Arabic music|
Sahar Taha (Arabic: سحر طه; born in Iraq) is an Iraqi musician and journalist living in Lebanon who co-hosts the Lebanese programme Banat Hawa on LBC. She is best known for playing the oud in both eastern and western music.
Early life and career
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. 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.
- Baghdadiyat feat. Omar Bashir
- Traditional Iraqi songs (2003)
- Waddaato Baghdad (2010)
- Baghdadi Maqamat