Mohamed Askari

Mohamed Askari
Mohamed Askari was born 1943 at Luxor, Egypt, where he grew up and learned to play the nay - which is regarded by the sufi to be the prolonged breath of God. He succeeded in studying clarinet and composition in Germany at the universities of Heidelberg/Mannheim and Berlin, followed by studies in music ethnology at the Free University of Berlin and Göttingen. Mohamed Askari is engaged in the inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue within the last thirty years. In addition to that he is the co-founder of the German- speaking journal of Arab arts and culture "Al Maqam".
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