Arabian Business Power 500 2013
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IIham Al Madfai
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IIham Al Madfai

Industry: Culture & Society

Designation: Guitarist

Country: Iraq

He is an Iraqi guitarist, singer and composer. Al Madfai’s synthesis of Western guitar stylings with traditional Iraqi music has made him a popular performer in his native country and throughout the Middle East.

His Western-inspired compositions led to a nickname; “The Baghdad Beatle”. Al Madfai began studying guitar at the age of twelve.