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Iranian American Event in New York: “A Spring Voyage to Celebrate Iranian and American Fusion”

Persian Arts Festival is proud to announce its 9th annual Nowruz celebration, Night of Melodic Wanderlust, a spring voyage to celebrate Iranian and American fusion, MC’ed by comedienne Susan Peret, featuring Persian-Americana rock from three of the city’s hottest bands. … Continue reading

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Keyhan Kalhor: Iranian music maestro and former Grammy awards nominee to perform in the US and Canada

Originally posted on The other Iran:
Iranian musician and Kamancheh virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor along with Indian sitar maestro Shujaat Husain Khan is slated to perform in New York, Boston and Irvine The duo is planning to present their program accompanied…

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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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