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Hamid Motebassem playing setar
|Birth name||Hamid Motebassem|
|Born||1958 (age 61–62)|
|Origin||Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran|
|Genres||Persian traditional music|
His first teacher was his father. Later, he studied with musicians like Mohammad Reza Lotfi, Hossein Alizadeh and Hushang Zarif. In 1991, Motebassem founded Dastan ensemble  which is one of the outstanding ensembles of contemporary Persian music.
- Simorq (based on Ferdowsi's Shahnameh) for voice, choire and orchestre of Persian instruments 
- Zemzeme-haa [Whispers], for voice and Persian instruments 
- Darya, for traditional Persian instruments.
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