Alireza Assar

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Alireza Assar
Born (1970-01-24) 24 January 1970 (age 44)
Shahr-e Rey, Iran
Genres Pop
Years active 1997 - present
Website www.alirezaassar.net

Alireza Assar (born 1969, Shahr-e Rey) is an Iranian pop singer and piano player.

Biography[edit]

The oldest child of a four-member family in Tehran, His studied the piano under the supervision of Kavous Samandar, Javad Maaroufi and Mostafa Pourtorab. His first concert was in "Aboureihan-e Birooni " Hall in Shahid Beheshti University at age 16. Since then he had several concerts worldwide.

He began his career as a Pop singer in March 1997 (Norouz 77) by performing " EIDANEH " in TV. His first album, "Kouch-e Asheghaneh", published in 1999, with the hit single "Ghodsiane Aseman" made him one of the most popular singers of the new generation of pop singers after the Islamic Revolution.[citation needed]

He continued his career with Foad Hejazi as his co-worker and band director. He published four more albums with Foad and toured many cities in Iran with him.

In 2006, Assar started a new genre of Persian pop in collaboration with renowned conductor, Shahrdad Rohani and London Symphony Orchestra.[citation needed] "Open Secret" comprises seven pieces inspired by poetries from Ahmad Shamlou, Mohammad Reza Shafiei-Kadkani, Afshin Yadollahi, Shahkar Bineshpajuh, and Afshin Moqaddam. The work was recorded in Abbey Road Studio.

After that Album, Assar published two more albums. "Mohtaseb" and "Bazi Avaz Shodeh"

Albums[edit]

  • Bazi Avaz Shodeh, 2011
  • Mohtaseb, 2011
  • Nahan Makon (Open Secret), 2006
  • Molaye Eshgh, 2002
  • Ey Asheghan, 2002
  • Eshgh-e-Elahie (Agape), 2001
  • Hal-e Mane-e Bi To, 2000
  • Kouch-e Asheghaneh (Loving Migration), 1999

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