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

Ruhollah Khaleqi and Shardad Rohani are only the beginning of the people on this list.

This historic violinists from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from Iran?" These prominent violinists of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian violinists.

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Abolhasan Saba is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from Iran
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Abol Hasan Sabā, was a renowned Persian musician, composer, violinist, and setar player. ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1902-1957)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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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

Age: Died 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

Age: Died at 92 (1887-1979)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Bijan Mortazavi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from Iran
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Bijan Mortazavi, born on November 16, 1957 in Babol, Iran, is a popular Iranian violinist, singer and songwriter. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Juybar, Iran

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