Abdullah bin ‘Aamir Al-Yasabee was nicknamed Abu ‘Imraan. He became a leader of recitation in Sham and was a great imam and a noble taabi’ –one of those who met up and knew some of the Sahaabah. He was the imam of the Umawee mosque in Damascus, a judge, and the leader of the recitors.
Ibn ‘Aamir was born in the year 21 Al-Hijarah, and some say 8 Al-Hijarah. He died in Damascus in the year 118 Al-Hijarah, may Allah be merciful to him.