Al-Muqree, A Life Dedicated To Teaching The Quraan
“I am between ninety and a hundred years old, and I have taught the recitation of the Quraan in Basrah for thirty-six years, and here in Makkah for thirty-five years.”
Al-Muqree was born in 120H and died in 213H.
Those who he narrated from include: Aboo Haneefah, Al-Layth, amongst others.
Those who narrate from him include: Imaam Bukhaaree, Imaam Ahmad, Is-haaq Ibn Raahawaih, ‘Alee Ibn Al-Madeenee, Aboo Bakr Ibn Abee Shaybah, Aboo Qudaamah, Adh-Dhuhlee amingst others.
Ibn Al-Mubaarak said about him, “Gold struck purely!”