بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
About the reciter shiekh Hesham Elgamal
Shiekh Hesham Elgamal was born and raised in Tanta, Egypt. He attended medical school at Tanta University and graduated there with a medical degree. During that time, Dr. Elgamal began learning and memorizing the holy Quran. By the age 21 he memorized the entire Quran.
He is a highly qualified reciter and teacher of Quran, he began studying under Sheikh Muhammad Salem Rabbee, one of the great scholars in the Qira'at of Quran in Egypt,Sheikh Rabee has ejazah in the Quriat of Quran which chains back to the prophet peace be upon him, he taught Quran at Al Azhar University, which is considered the most prestigious school for Islamic law and studies, he spent his life in serving the holy book of Allah. Our Shiekh Hesham Elgamal had the privilege of reciting the entire Quran twice before Sheikh Rabee. Under Sheikh Rabee’s strict supervision, attained ejazah (permission to teach). He also received a certificate of ejazah from the Faculty of Usool al Deen in Tanta, Egypt. He became imam of Masjid Al Shaheed in Tanta, Egypt in 1989 and had the honor of being the first imam to lead the Taraweeh prayers at that mosque. In 1990, he moved to the United States, and became imam of Masjid Saad Foundation in Toledo, Ohio, where he taught Quran classes until 1995. Since that time, Dr. Elgamal has worked hard to organize and teach the Quran to students of all ages. He regularly holds teaching classes to help others learn the proper tajweed and to memorize.