Farhad Fakhreddini

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Farhad Fakhreddini (born 1937 in Tabriz) is a renowned Iranian composer, conductor and founder of Iran’s National Orchestra.[1]

Farhad Fakhreddini
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Background information
Born 1937 (age 77–78)
Origin Iran
Genres Persian symphonic music
Occupation(s) composer, conductor
Associated acts Iran's National Orchestra

Fakhreddini has composed music for some of Fereydoon Moshiri's poetry.[2]

Fakhreddini was awarded the Order of Merit, first degree, in arts and culture by the Iranian government in June 2005.[citation needed]

In July 2008, a stamp was issued in his honour.[3]

In July 2009, Fakhreddini quit his position with the Iran's National Orchestra.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Iran's National Orchestra to perform in interest of quake victims". Payvand. 29 December 2003. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Khorram plans to mingle Moshiri’s poetry with music". Tehran Times. 22 September 2007. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Farhad Farkhreddini stamp unveiled in Shiraz". Tehran Times. 19 July 2008. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Conductor Fakhreddini quits Iran's National Orchestra". Tehran Times. 14 July 2009. Retrieved 20 March 2010.