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List of notable or famous composers from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Iran and even some popular composers who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Iran is included when available.

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Ali Tajvidi was an Iranian musician, composer, violinist, songwriter, and music professor at the School of National Music and Tehran University. He composed more than 150 songs and discovered and produced for many Persian performers such as Delkash and Hayedeh. He was born in Tehran, where his father was active as a painter in the style of Kamal-ol-Molk. In his youth he took violin lessons for two years under Hossein Yahaghi and for many years was under the tutelage of Abol-Hassan Saba for the violin as well. also took Harmony lessons under Houshang Ostovar. After 1941, having developed his violin technique considerably, Tajvidi performed regularly as a violin soloist in Radio Iran programs. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 87 (1919-2006)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Ali-Naqi Vaziri was a musicologist, composer, a celebrated player of the tar, and the founder of the Academy of Music of Iran as well of Iran's National Orchestra. Ali-Naqi Vasiri is one of the seven children of Musa Khan Vaziri and Bibi Khatoon Astarabadi, a notable Iranian writer, satirist and one of the pioneering figures in the women's movement of Iran; her book Ma'ayeb al-Rejal is considered by some as the first declaration of women's rights in the modern history of Iran. The celebrated artistic painter Hasan Vaziri is Ali-Naqi's brother. Ali-Naqi Vaziri was a master of Iran's classical music so that he was able to play the tar in a style very reminiscent of that of Mirza Abdollah. He ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 92 (1887-1979)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Bahram Dehghanyar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Iran
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Bahram Dehghanyar

Bahram Dehghanyar is an Iranian musician and film score composer. His main profession is writing soundtracks for movies and TV serials. He also writes and composes songs for many famous Iranian singers. Almost all of the soundtracks he has written are so famous and memorable and in some cases nostalgic to Iranian people. His first work in Iranian Broadcasting governmental television was a serial for children named "Grandma's hut" which was performed by a large orchestra. The title song was so simple and lovely and everyone can remember that song after over 20 years. The TV serials like Patriarchy, Spouses, The Green House, Hotel, etc. were so famous because of their soundtracks. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Behzad Ranjbaran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Iran
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Behzad Ranjbaran is a Persian composer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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