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Hamza El Din {حمزة علاء الدين} (b. Toshka, Egypt, July 10, 1929 - d. Berkeley, California, May 22, 2006) was a Nubian oud player, tar player, and singer.

Born on 10th July 1929 in the Egyptian village of Toshka, near Wadi Halfa, he originally trained to be an electrical engineer. El Din changed direction and began to study music at the Cairo University, continuing his studies at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. His performances attracted the attention of… read more

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  • Escalay deserves all the praise it gets, but A Wish is even better and one of the most underrated albums in music history. It just makes me... happy. And the fact that the guy made it while nearing the age of 70 is just stunning. Talk about going out with a bang.
  • luv
  • хаха))) едлин))))00
  • this oud-music is able to speak to the soul. seriously.
  • Magical, Celestial
  • Hermosa música.
  • good stuff
  • good stuff
  • (Y)
  • Waw!

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