Muhammed Siddique Minshawi
الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي
|Born||January 1, 1920|
Cairo, Upper Egypt
|Died||June 20, 1969(aged 49)|
|Other names||Alqari As-Sheikh Mohammed Siddiq Al-Minshawi|
Muhammad Siddiq Al-Minshawi or Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi (Arabic: الشيخ محمد الصديق المنشاوي, 1 January 1920 – 20 June 1969) was an Egyptian Qur'anic reciter. He was born in Suhaaj. He was the son of Siddiq El-Minshawi and the brother of Mahmoud El-Minshawi, who is also a famous reciter and a well known scholar of the Qur’an in Egypt, Cairo.
Background[change | change source]
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.
He was significantly influenced by his father, Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi, 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.