Farhad Fakhreddini

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Farhad Fakhreddini
فرهاد فخرالدینی
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Background information
Birth name Farhad Fakhreddini
Born (1938-03-11) 11 March 1938 (age 80)
Tabriz, Iran
Origin Iranian Azerbaijanis
Genres Persian symphonic music
Occupation(s) composer, conductor
Associated acts Iran's National Orchestra
Farhad Fakhreddini in 2016

Farhad Fakhreddini (Persian: فرهاد فخرالدینی‎; born 11 March 1938 in Tabriz, East Azerbaijan) is an Iranian composer, conductor and founder of Iran’s National Orchestra.[1]

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

Fakhreddini was awarded the 1st Class Order of Culture and Art by the Iranian government in June 2005.[3]

In July 2008, a stamp was issued in his honour.[4]

In July 2009, Fakhreddini quit his position with the Iran's National Orchestra.[5]

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