Mirza Hossein-Qoli

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Mirza Hosseingholi, also known as Agha Mirza Hosseingholi Farahani, (1853 in Tehran – 1916 in Tehran) was a musician and tar player. He and his older brother Mirza Abdollah started learning music from their father Ali Akbar Farahani who was a well-known musician. He is best known for his radif and for his unique style of playing tar. His best student was Ali Akbar Shahnazi, who collected and performed his father's radif.

Further reading[edit]

  • Haghighat, A., Honarmandan e Irani az Aghaz ta Emrooz, Koomesh Publication, 2004, (in Persian)
  • Khaleghi, R., Sargozasht e Musighi e Iran, Ferdowsi Publication, 1955, (in Persian)