Kossuth was born in Pfronten, Germany, in 1947.
After finishing his studies he moved to Naples in 1968 where he was awarded diploma in violin studies. He won an international competition for a place as Violin at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
From 1970 to 1972 he played in that orchestra and studied composition and orchestra conducting.
In 1979 he quit a thriving musical career to devote himself to sculpture.