Basra: Musical Instrument Makers

Date: 2016

The article describes the work of Thabit al-Basri, a 72-year-old craftsman who makes ouds in Basra. These are much sought after, being sold across the Arab-speaking world and in Europe.

Citation: Reuters, “In Basra workshop, Iraqi oud maker crafts sought-after instruments,” 18 April 2016. (last consulted: 16 January 2022).