Dia succari was born in Aleppo, Syria, in 1938 and died in 2010. He studied music with his father and with Michael Boricenko before going on to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (13 years old) where he obtained  first prizes(harmony,conterpoint,fugue and composition classes).
He was an active composer, occasionally conducter and teacher in Paris since 1969.He was professor of theory at the Conservatoire national de région ,Paris and at the Université paris sorbonne. His musical compositions were instrumental, lyrical, solo, chamber and orchestral. He studied in depth the musical Maquams and their rhythmic versatility which is quite recognizable in his compositions written in a classical language, without simplify traditional arabic music but polishing it with a western veneer influenced by Debussy, Ravel. Dia Succari was neither oriental nor european but the both. See his web site:
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