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Sahar Hadi Muhi Taha
Origin Iraq
Genres Iraqi music, Iraqi folk music, Arabic music
Occupations Singer
Website www.sahartaha.com/

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.[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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2 news items

El Moudjahid

El Watan
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 02:02:25 -0700

Invitée du cycle «Le Fa au féminin» organisé par l'Office national pour la culture et l'information (Onci) et dédié aux chanteuses et musiciennes arabes et algériennes, Sahar Taha s'est produite pour la première fois à Alger, accompagnée de musiciens ...

El Moudjahid

El Moudjahid
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:39:28 -0700

Une soirée mêlant le tarab el-arabi et la musique populaire irakienne a été animée, vendredi soir à Alger, par la chanteuse, musicienne et universitaire libano-irakienne Sahar Taha qui a chanté Baghdad avec une mélancolie prononcée. Invitée du cycle ...
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