Ibrahim Al Mawsili
The greatest Arab singer from a noble Iranian family.
Harun Rashid assigned him a monthly salary of 10,000 dirhams. He was a pupil of Siyat of Makkah, "whose song warmed the chilled more than a hot bath". After his master he became the patriarch of classical music.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin