Hossein Monzavi

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Hossein Monzavi (Persian: حسين منزوی‎) (1936–2003) was an Iranian Azeri lyricist. His lyric poems are in both Azerbaijani and Persian.

Life[edit]

He was born in Zanjan. After education and living in Tehran for some years, he came back to his hometown. His father Mohammad Monzavi was also a poet that had written some poems in the same languages that wrote imitative poem for Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar's Heydar Babaya Salam.[1] Homayoun Shajarian, a Persian traditional singer, has used lyrics of Hossein Monzavi in Setareh-ha (The Stars) music album.[2] Hossein Monzavi died from cancer in Tehran in 2003.[3]

Works[edit]

His Persian works are more than his Azeri. He much used Azeri folklores and legends in his poems. Hossein Monzavi's famous works are:

  • Translating Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar's Heydar Babaya Salam and his father's imitative poem from Azeri to Persian.
  • Duman (The Fog in Azeri) is Monzavi's Azeri poems collection which had been published in Danulduzu set of series with Maftoun Amini's prefatory.
  • From hemlock and sugar, Persian lyrics collection (written from 1970 to 1988)
  • With love around Calamity, Persian lyrics collection (written from 1988 to 1993)
  • From cashmere and lyricism, Persian lyrics selection (1997)
  • With Siavash among fire

References[edit]

  1. ^ az:حسین منزوی Hüseyn Münzəvi
  2. ^ fa:حسین منزوی حسین منزوی
  3. ^ "Hossein Monzavi's works rendered into German". Iran Book News Agency (IBNA). 2009-10-17. Retrieved 2011-06-05.