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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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5994 videos foundNext > 

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:...

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 -...

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 on MTV.

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 - Hilwa yal Baghdadiyya سحر طه - حلوة يالبغدادية

"حلوة يالبغدادية يمّ عيون العسلية نظراتك بالقلب تصيب دقّاته شويّة شويّة" حلوة يالبغدادية لصلاح عبد الغفور...

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...

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.

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...

SAHAR taha - ya Yamma سحر طه - يا يمّا

كلمات: محمّد بياري / لحن وغناء وعود: سحر طه إيقاع (طارة): قمر عمري في الذكرى الثلاثين لمجزرة صبرا وشاتيلا...

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15 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

موقع البوابة نيوز

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

Sahar Taha · Works at Kaumeya International School. مصر قوية عزيزة ابية مدى الدهر ................تحيا مصر. Reply · Like. · 1 · January 31 at 8:25am. Magda Wahba. طول ما القضاء مطول باله علي ال في السجون وقاعدين يتعلفوا ما فيش حد من ال بره هيتلم كلنا وراء جيشنا ...

L'Expression

L'Expression
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:52:30 -0700

Le fort Bordj Moussa accueille chaque soir, depuis jeudi dernier, des soirées de musique andalouse. L'association culturelle, artistique et pluridisciplinaire, Naghma, organise depuis jeudi dernier et jusqu'au mardi 15 juillet la première édition des ...
 
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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