Majid Al Muhandes Al-Attabi (Arabic: ماجد عذير العتابي; born October 25, 1971) is an Iraqi singer and composer. His success in the Arab world has earned him the titles of “the Engineer of the Arabic song” (مهندس الاغنية العربية), and “voice of Diamond” (صوت الماسي) respectively.
Al Muhandis was born 25, October 1971 in Baghdad, Iraq. He studied Engineering in Baghdad, hence the nickname Majid "Al Muhandis (المهندس)," which means "the engineer" in Arabic. He was raised in a large Muslim family, where he was diligent about work. Upon finishing his university studies, he maintained an interest in arts. Mohandes wanted to enter the field of art, despite his family's opposition and anger in the matter; he opposed his parent's desire however and finished University education in addition to learning the art of Music. Majid worked as a tailor for several years and bought himself his first 'oud (Arabic musical instrument) to train in Music.
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