born in Cairo 1965. He studied at the Faculty of Music Education
Helwan University composition, viola, oud, piano and music pedagogics.
Since 1990 he lives in Austria, studied in Graz with Beat Furrer,
in Salzburg with Boguslav Schaeffer and completed his studies in
composition at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with highest
honours, 1998. His opus list encloses chamber music for different
instruments, orchestral works, electronic resp. computer music and
compositions for music theatre. Hossam Mahmoud also is regularly
invited for classical oud concerts (ORF), workshops and lectures,
in Austria and abroad.