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Darvish Khan (Persian : درویشخان, Gholam Hossein Darvish; 1872 – 22 November 1926) was a Persian classical musician and a tar player.
Darvish Khan was born in Tehran.
His teachers included his father and Aqa Hossein-Qoli Farahani. He was a member of the Aziz Soltan music group. Later, he attended the Dar ol-Fonoon Music School.
He played a concert at the Grand Hotel of Tehran with other great masters of Persian music of his time, including Aref Qazvini. Darvish left for London and Tbilisi to record
He died at the age of 54, on 22 November 1926, in an accident. His carriage was hit by a lorry automobile which was very rare at that time. It is said that he was the first Iranian to be killed in a car accident.
Ey Iran is an Iranian popular patriotic song, which many Iranians consider the unofficial de facto national anthem of Iran.
Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, mainly known by his pen name, Shahriar(Persian: شهریار), was a notable Iranian poet, who wrote in Azerbaijani and Persian. His most important work Heydar Babaya Salam is considered to be the pinnacle in Azerbaijani literature which gained great popularity in the Turkic world and was translated to more than 30 languages.
Gholām-Hossein Banān was an Iranian musician and singer. One of the most prominent Iranian singers of the 20th century, he was renowned for the quality of his voice.
Dar ul-Funun, established in 1851, was the first modern university and modern institution of higher learning in Iran (Persia).
Rahi Mo'ayyeri. True name: Mohammad Hasan Mo'ayyeri. Iranian poet and musician.
Rūhollāh Khāleghi, also spelled as Khaleghi, was a prominent Iranian musician, composer, conductor and author.
Abol Hasan Sabā was a renowned Iranian composer, violinist, and setar player.
Ostad Sa'id Hormozi (1897–1976) was born in one of the old neighborhoods of Tehran called Sangalaj. He was a great radif master and virtuoso tar and setar player. His most important teacher was Darvish Khan, who awarded Hormozi with the medal of the "Golden Hatchet", which was given to his most prominent students.
Abolqassem Aref Qazvini was an Iranian poet, lyricist, and musician.
Mirza Hossein-Qoli, also known as Agha Mirza Hosseingholi Farahani was a musician and tar player. He and his older brother Mirza Abdollah started learning music from their father Ali Akbar Farahani.
Ali-Akbar Shahnazi was an Iranian musician and master of the tar.
Javād Ma'roufi, was an Iranian composer and pianist.
Rokneddin Mokhtari (1887–1970) was an Iranian musician and violinist.
Hossein Tehrāni was an Iranian musician and tonbak player. He is regarded as the father of the modern tonbak.
Zahir-od-dowleh Cemetery is located in Darband, close to Tajrish, Shemiran and many Iranian giants of art and culture are buried there.
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.
Alfred Jean-Baptiste Lemaire was a French military musician and composer who went to Iran in 1868, during the reign of King Nasser-al-Din Shah to train the staff of the music department of Dar ul-Funun. He was the composer of the first Iranian national anthem.
Reza Mahjubi, was a Persian (Iranian) composer and violinist.
Morteza Mahjubi was an Iranian pianist and composer. He was a piano soloist for the Golha radio programme.
Morteza Neidavoud (1990–1900) was a prominent Iranian musician.
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