Al-Hasan al-Katib

ΑΙ-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Ahmad al-Katib (Arabic: الحسن بن علي بن أحمد الكاتب) (d. 11th century) more commonly known as al-Hasan al-Katib (الحسن الكاتب) was a Fatimid municipal secretary, philosopher of music[1] and Sufi saint of Egypt.[2] He learned the knowledge of Sufism from Rudbari.[3] He is widely known for his book Kamal Adab al-Ghina (كمال آداب الغناء; lit.'The Perfection of Musical Knowledge').[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "AL-HASAN AL-KÄTIB". BRILL (pdf).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Anwar-e-Asfiah
  3. ^ Complete Islamic encyclopedia, qasim Mehmood