Heshmat Sanjari conductor of Tehran Conservatory Students Orchestra

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Heshmat Sanjari (1918 – January 4, 1995) (Persian: حشمت سنجري‎) was a well-known Persian (Iranian) conductor and composer.studied violin at the Tehran Conservatory of Music under Serge Khotsief and Conducting at the Vienna Music Academy as a pupil of Hans Swarowsky. also studied Persian Classical music under Ali-Naqi Vaziri
Sanjari was the conductor of Tehran Conservatory Students Orchestra and the director of the Conservatory in 1951. from 1960 until 1971 he was the permanent conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, the longest in the history of orchestra.many notable musicians like Yehudi Menuhin and Isaac Stern played with the orchestra, with him as the conductor.
He composed the works Persian Pictures (in 5 movements) which is regarded by some as a masterpiece of contemporary Persian symphonic music. Both works have been recorded by Manuchehr Sahbai in Bulgaria with Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra.
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