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Ahmad Zahir
احمد ظاهر
Birth name Ahmad Zahir
Born (1946-06-14)14 June 1946
Kabul, Afghanistan
Died 14 June 1979(1979-06-14) (aged 33)
Salang Tunnel, Parwan/Baghlan, Afghanistan
  • Pop
  • traditional
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • composer
Years active 1964–1979
  • Abdul Zahir (father)
  • Quraisha (mother)

Ahmad Zahir (Persian/Pashto: احمد ظاهر) (14 June 1946 – 14 June 1979) was an Afghan singer, songwriter, and composer. The majority of his songs were sung in Dari/Persian, though he sang a few songs in Pashto, Hindi, Russian, and English.

Zahir is considered an icon of Afghan music.

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