Al-Sudais is the chief of the Imams at the Grand Mosque of Makkah. He memorised the Qur’an at the age of 12, and studied Shari‘ah at Riyadh University, Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, and Umm al-Qura University. Al-Sudais is also popular for his sermons and stance on peaceful conflictresolution. His recitation of the Qur’an is perhaps the most widely available around the world, making his voice instantly recognisable to most Muslims.
Birth: 10 February 1960 (Age: 57)
Source of Influence: Qur’an Reciters
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