Moussali

A Persian musician. Haroun al Raschid was going to divorce his late favourite Maridah or Marinda, but the poet Moussali sang some verses to him which so touched his heart, that he went in search of the lady and made peace with her. (D'Herbelot.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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