Musicians Famous Guitar Players from Iran

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List of famous guitar players from Iran, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Iran has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Iranian guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Iran and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Iran then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different guitarists, like Ardeshir Farah and Babak Amini.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Iranian guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Iran?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Iran in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Iranian guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.
Armik is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players 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 Guitar Players from Iran
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Lily Afshar is an Iranian American classical guitarist. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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

Birthplace: Iran, Middle East, Eurasia, Asia

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Ardeshir Farah is an Iranian musician and guitarist. He was born in Tehran. Farah is half of the guitar duo Strunz & Farah. Farah's work in Strunz & Farah earned him a Grammy Award in 1991. His works include jazz, rock and pop music. Influence of Iranian music is evident in his works. He is a pioneer in combining Iranian music with Western music. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Iran

Birthplace: Iran

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