Definitions for "Abdul Basit"
Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad (عبد الباسط عبد الصمد) (1988-1927) was an Egyptian Qur'anic Recitor, considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of his era. He is admired worldwide for his breath control and high, clear voice. He was an inspiration for many students to learn the rules of Tajwid(تجويد), beautification of the Qur'an's recitation, and apply these to the Qur'an correctly.