Sheikh Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi
1920-June 20, 1969) was an Egyptian
reciter.Son of the great Sheikh Siddiq El-Minshawi
brother Sheikh Mahmoud
is also a famous reciter.
Having been influenced greatly by his father, Sheikh Muhammad
Siddiq El-Minshawi was also a protégé of the greatly loved Sheikh Mohamed Salamah
, a great
reciter of the 20th century. He studied the rules of recitation
under the Respected Sheikh IBrahim As-Su'oodi at a young age.
He is especially admired for the immense spirituality of his
recitation. He had a smooth style which could move the listener to
He is also one of the only reciters who was admitted to the radio
without testing. That is, the radio requested that he read for them
without having to undergo the usual vigorous exams that reciters
must undertake in order to be ordained as an official reciter; such
was the high esteem at which he was held by his peers.
Sheikh Muhammad Siddiq El-Minshawi has become a househould name
across the Muslim world, and he travelled to many countries outside
of his homeland. These to name but a few include, United
States of America, Algeria, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya,
Pakistan, Palestine (Al-Aqsa Mosque), Saudi Arabia and Syria.