Category Archives: Music

Hafez Nazeri – The Iranian musician who took ancient Persian poetry to the top of the U.S. charts

Arriving in New York City at the age of 19 to study music, Hafez Nazeri knew he wanted to do big things. Now, little more than a decade later, the young Iranian classical composer is riding high with a chart-topping … Continue reading

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Faegheh Atashin aka Googoosh awarded and very popular Iranian singer and actress

Faegheh Atashin born on 5 May 1950 in Tehran / Iran also known by her stage name Googoosh  is an Iranian singer and actress. She is known for her contributions to Iranian pop music, but also starred in a variety … Continue reading

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Morteza Hannaneh awarded Iranian composer

Morteza Hannaneh (Persian: مرتضی حنانه) (March 1, 1923 – October 17, 1989) was a well-known Persian (Iranian) composer. Hannaneh studied composition in Italy and established Farabi Orchestra in Radio Tehran in 1963s. He won the first prize of “Tribune international … Continue reading

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André Hossein, born Aminoullah Husseinov Iranian composer of Neo-Romantic music and tar soloist

André Hossein, born Aminoullah Husseinov was an Iranian composer of Neo-Romantic music and a tar soloist residing in France. While in Germany  he attended a music academy in Stuttgart and the Berlin Conservatory from 1934 to 1937. Works : In … Continue reading

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Heshmat Sanjari conductor of Tehran Conservatory Students Orchestra

conducting Tehran Symphony Orchestra with Yehudi Menuhin 1967 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 … Continue reading

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Ali (Alexander) Rahbari Iranian composer and conductor

Ali (Alexander) Rahbari (Persian: علی رهبری‎) is an Iranian (Persian) composer and conductor, who has worked with more than 120 European orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Born in Tehran in 1948, Rahbari studied violin and composition at the Persian National … Continue reading

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She was born in Vienna, but she’s Iran’s first female conductor

She was born to Iranian parents and visited Iran frequently. “In my heart I feel quite Iranian,” she says. … Being brought up in an Iranian family meant that she was familiar with the language and culture, but that didn’t make … Continue reading

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