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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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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 broadcast ...

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 by Mido Ta...

SAHAR taha - La Taazuluni سحر طه - لا تعذلوني

لا تعذلوني - لميعة عباس عمارة: قصيدة صوفية / لحن وغناء وعود سحر طه SUFi Song: lyrics by LAMIAA Abbas Aamara / composed & sang by SAHAR Taha من أمسية صوفية ل ...

SAHAR taha -yam l Oyun lSud سحر طه - يمّ العيون السود

يمّ العيون السود ل ناظم الغزالي: كلمات جبوري النجّار ولحن ناظم نعيم سحر طه من ألبوم "بغداديات"2001 Album Baghdadiyat http://saharhaditaha.blogspot.com/2013/0...

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: من ألبوم "أغنيات من التراث العراقي" 2003 Tradi...

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 immigration, and m...

Marraw Alaya - Nazim El-ghazali - by Sahar Taha

A Song From Sahar Taha's new album, Waddaato Baghdad Song Title: Marraw Alayya Performed by: Sahar Taha from Nazim El-Ghazaly songs.

Taha - Sahar Elayaly / طاها - سهر الليالى

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"أعشقك أنت": سحر طه في "عيون بيروت" SAHAR taha

بمناسبة صدورألبومها الجديد "أعشقك أنت": من ألحانها لقصائد صوفيّة نسويّة I Adore You: WOMEN's Sufi Songs Composing &Singing by SAHAR taha سحر طه ضيفة برنامج "...

SAHAR taha -Majina - سحر طه وأطفال العراق - ماجينة يا ماجينة

غناء وإعداد موسيقي: سحر طه وأطفال العراق / كلمات كريم / الفرقة الموسيقية عازفات عشتروت ماجينة يا ماجينة من ألبوم ودّعت بغداد 2009 Waddaato Baghdad album http...

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16 news items

 
Al-Shorfa
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:48:45 -0800

Sahar Taha: I started singing Sufi music in 1999 when I first came across the book, "al-Mustawhad" by the poet Riyadh Fakhoury. I composed music for several of his poems and sang them at the Friday Culture Gathering, and many people liked this kind of ...
 
L'Expression
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:48:45 -0700

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

Al-Shorfa

Al-Shorfa
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:41:23 -0700

Maghreb to tighten noose on Syria-bound jihadists · Sahar Taha: Songs for those seeking comfort and a return to spirituality · Lebanese presenter Aimée Sayah stars in new TV series. 'I never felt comfortable with ISIL,' Lemlihi says about the jihadists ...
 
Al-Monitor
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:29:52 -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 ...

Haute-Provence Info

Haute-Provence Info
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:03:13 -0700

Vendredi 11 octobre, le théâtre Henri-Fluchère de Sainte-Tulle (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) a résonné des chants traditionnels de l'orient, interprétés au chant et au oûd par Sahar Taha, accompagnée de Sanaa Chabani au néy (instrument à vent) et Amar ...

The Daily Star

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

BEIRUT: When Sahar Taha was growing up, she and the children of her Baghdad neighborhood would go house to house during Ramadan, singing songs and collecting sweets. She remembers it as a time of joy, when the community renewed its bonds ...

Al-Shorfa

Al-Shorfa
Sat, 04 May 2013 12:04:32 -0700

Bahraini poet Ali al-Sharqawi looks to explore 'cosmic spirit' in his works · Poet Habib Younis: No one reads a poem like its author · Sahar Taha: Songs for those seeking comfort and a return to spirituality. Nagham, who grew up in a house full of ...
 
Vinyculture
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:13:37 -0700

La troupe El Ferda, Akli Yahiathèn ou encore Abdelkader Chaou seront en concert à la salle El Mouggar d'Alger, début juillet, dans le cadre des soirées ramadanesques de l'Office National de la Culture et de l'Information (ONCI). La première dizaine des ...
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