GLOBAL OUD FORUM 2021
Luthier Huosain Sabsaby
Was born in Syria, he got his first lesson in music at the age of six. Husain joined the Arabic institute of music in Aleppo. After that, he continued his music journey and was taught by Mr. Mohammed Abdul Kareem (the Prince of Bouzouki), and a fine selection of Turkish musicians.
“Munir Basher” had opened a new and a wide horizon in playing techniques, which pushed Sabsaby forward and put him among the finest Oud players in our modern time.
He established several traditional and modern music band, and he is a member of several local and international music communities as an arbitrator in the Arabic Oud community of traditional music.
One of his most important works was a television documentary show “Ahl Al Ibdaa’ “ (The People of Creativity). He performed on various stages all around the world as a solo player, and participated in several Arabic and International festivals and won many prizes as well as certificates of honor.
He led and was a member of several jury committees in various competitions and Arabic music festivals.
He has recorded around 70% of the Syrian drama soundtracks (oud solos). He has published 12 CDs so far “Haneen” (Missing) is considered to be one of the most successful projects yet. He has published a book under the name of “The Artworks of the Oud by Famous Players of the Modern History” as this book comprises hundreds of works by famous Oud players from the 20th century.