Born on 2 December 1977 in Burdwan, West Bengal, Shri Abir Hossain was initiated into the intricacies of sarod-playing by the eminent guru of Senia Shahjahanpur gharana, Shri Buddhadev Dasgupta. Later, he learnt from the eminent guru, Shri Ajoy Chakraborty at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata. Shri Abir Hossain has performed in many prestigious music festivals in India and abroad. He is a recipient of the National Scholarship from the Government of India, and the ITC Sangeet Research Academy Scholarship. Presently, he is working as a faculty in the Hindustani instrumental music department at the ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata. Shri Abir Hossain is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for his notable talent in the field of Hindustani instrumental music.