Farhang Sharif

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Farhang Sharif
Birth name Farhang Sharif
Born c. 1931 (1931)
Amol, Mazandaran, Iran
Origin Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Died 7 September 2016(2016-09-07) (aged 84–85)
Genres Persian traditional music
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Tar
Website www.farhangsharif.com

Farhang Sharif (Persian: فرهنگ شریف‎‎; c. 1931 – 7 September 2016) was an Iranian musician and renowned tar player.[1]


Farhang Sharif learned music under the mentorship of his father starting at a young age. As a result, he performed his first radio solo at the age of 12. Sharif has collaborated with notable musicians such as Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, Akbar Golpaigani, Gholam Hossein Banan, Iraj and Mahmoud Khansari.[1] He also performed at Berlin's music festival. He made his first solo performance in a live radio program at the age of 12.

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  1. ^ a b HAMSHAHRI