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Biography of Abdullah Al Khayat

Abdullah Al Khayat

Abdullah Al Khayat was an outstanding reciter of the Holy Qur’an. His recitations were during years opening Saudi official TV channels and radio stations.

Abdullah Al Khayat was widely appreciated thanks to his beautiful voice and bewitching recitations. Leader of the reciters of the time, Abullah was also a distinguished theologian and a man of letters and a member of the Master Theologians Instance. He has memorized the Holy Qur’an at a early age and took his first religious lessons from eminent Cheikhs of the time like Cheikh Abdullah Ibn Hassan Al Echeikh, Abdu Daher Mohamed Abu Samh and Cheikh Mohamed Abdurrazik Hamza.

Abdullah Al Khayat was a graduate of the Saudi Scientific Institute of 1360 Hijri. He was nominated imam and preacher of the Holy Mosque in Jeddah by a royal decree. He was exempted from his functions regarding to the deterioration of his health condition.

Abdullah Al Khayat has published many pieces of work on different religious matters which contributed to the intellectual Islamic movement.

Abdullah Al Khayat died in Shaabane of the Hijri year 1415.


  1. beautiful recitation by the beloved sheikh abdallah. i recite with him every time i recite.these helps me
    recite correct. May Allah subhanah give him perpetual reward for every letter i recite with him.It has
    been years reading the quran with him.May Allah reward him with the highest level of jena and protect his family and people who assisted him to put his voice on line. Amen

  2. May peace of Allah be upon you all. I am Kurdish from Iraqi Kurdistan. I love Sheikh Abdullah Al A khayat voice that makes me feel very happy and cry. I ask Allah to protect him and live him longer. Really I love his reciting of the Holy Quran. Thanks to all recitors. A salamu alaikum.

  3. I love his voice , it remembers me my child age, i think i have many memories and i am about to cry when i listen to his voice. I feel his voice i do notknow his voice has a secret i cannot express, I hope God forgives him ... Amen
    Srush 2011, Sulaimani, 1/19/2011

  4. Asalamualaykum, I love Abdullah al Khayat. He makes you concentrate in the quran. His best recitation is Surat Al Hijr. So beautiful mashallah. Very nice to hear him and also to memorize with him. Inshallah he is Janna Al Firdous.

  5. This shiekh reads pretty good he does have a good voice. It says he died I hope he goes straight into heaven Ferdosa (the highest heaven).
    I listen to him once in a while I think he has a pretty good voice.

  6. Salamacaleykum, I love sheikh sheikh Abd Allah AL Khayat voice.I wish him to go the hightest Jenna ISHALLAH.May ALLAH forgive him ,us and all the recitors like ramatu ALLAH Sheikh Mahmood Khalil Al Khussary etc;

  7. When I first heard it, it was so good but the thing that made me laugh was how fast he read it, but still he has a brilliant voice, I like listen the holy quran every time while sleeping I really like it.