Musicians Famous Guitarists from Iran

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Iran, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Iran are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Iran guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Items on this list include Armik and Lily Afshar.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Iran?" and "Who are famous Iran guitarists?"
Armik is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Iran
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Armik is an Iranian-Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer. Several of his albums have reached Billboard '​s Top New Age Albums chart. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran, Spain, Armenia

Birthplace: Iran

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Lily Afshar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Iran
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Lily Afshar is an Iranian American classical guitarist. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran, United States of America

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Kourosh Yaghmaei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Iran
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Nationality: Iran

Birthplace: Iran, Middle East, Eurasia, Asia

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Farhad Mehrad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Iran
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Farhad Mehrad, widely known in Iran as Farhad was an award winning Iranian rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist and icon. He rose to prominence among Iranian rock and folk musicians before the Iranian Revolution, but after the revolution he was banned from singing for several years. His first concert after the Iranian Revolution was held in 1993. To this day he is considered one of the most influential and respected Iranian artists of all time. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran, Tehran Province, Eurasia, Greater Tehran

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