Born in Iran in 1945, Sasson studied classical Perssian music
with the famous Santour player Mr. Kiu Hagihghi, while he played
with several orchestras.
He plays the Zyther type of strig instrument, called the Santour, an
ancient Perssian classical instrument.
Sasson immigrated to israel in 1963 and since then has been
very active in the music field, he participates in music festivals
around the world as a solist and as a member of misical
In 1980 he began performing the chant for Santour & Orchestra,
composed for him by Tzvi Avni, and continues to be invited to perform
this piece with international orchestras.
He has participated numerous times in the International Cimbalon
Festival, and is featured on the festival's 1999 Belgium recording.
Sasson is the founder and music director of (among others),
Ensemble Esfahan,and long time member of israeli ensemble - Habrera
Hativeet-The Natural Gadering He bild some of his own instruments,
as well as instruments for fellow musicians
with whom he performs