Musicians Famous Guitarists from Middle East

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Middle East, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Middle East are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Middle East guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Everything from Armik to Avi Bortnick is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Middle East?" and "Who are famous Middle East guitarists?"
Armik is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Middle East
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Armik is an Iranian-Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer. Several of his albums have reached Billboard '​s Top New Age Albums chart. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran, Spain, Armenia

Birthplace: Iran

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Aviv Geffen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Middle East
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אביב גפן (נולד ב-10 במאי 1973) הוא זמר-יוצר, מוזיקאי, מלחין, פזמונאי ומפיק מוזיקלי ישראלי. גפן הוא שותפו של סטיבן וילסון לצמד "בלאקפילד". גפן ידוע בתור הזמר שסחף את הנוער הישראלי בשנות ה-90, שאותו כינה "ילדי אור הירח", ומזוהה עם הזרם השמאלי בפוליטיקה הישראלית. שיריו של גפן עוסקים במחאה, בנושאי יום-יום כמו אהבה, שלום, מוות, דת, צבא ומנגד הוא נוגע בנושאים שנויים במחלוקת כמו התאבדות, סמים וסרבנות. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Israel

Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel

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Lily Afshar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Middle East
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Lily Afshar is an Iranian American classical guitarist. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran, United States of America

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Kourosh Yaghmaei is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Middle East
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Nationality: Iran

Birthplace: Iran, Middle East, Eurasia, Asia

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