Muhammed Siddique Minshawi AKA Qari Muhammed Siddique Minshawi
الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي
Other names Alqari As-Sheikh Mohammed Siddiq Al-Minshawi

Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi (Arapça: الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي‎) (January 1, 1920 – June 20, 1969) born in Upper Egypt, was an Egyptian Qur'anic reciter. Son of Siddiq El-Minshawi, his brother Mahmoud El-Minshawi is also a famous reciter.


Having been significantly influenced by his father, Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi was also a protégé of Mohamed Salamah, a famous reciter of the 20th century. He studied the rules of recitation under Ibrahim As-Su'oodi at a young age.

Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi has become a household name across the Muslim world. He traveled to many countries outside of his homeland, including Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Palestine (Al-Aqsa Mosque), Saudi Arabia and Syria. He helped children with the Quran.

Legacy Edit

Siddiq El-Minshawi helps muslim communities to spread islam with tajweed recitations. Islam is probably the one that places the greatest emphasis on knowledge. The purpose is to understand God’s creation. Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi was a well-known religious scholar and author of many books on various aspects of the Qur'ân. He was also involved in the calligraphic printing of the Qur'ânic text and “World of Islam festival”. His status as reciter was somewhat official: he held the title Shaykh al-Maqâri, and his opinions were frequently solicited and quoted by the media. One can count a generation of younger reciters among his imitators.


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