Houshang Zarif is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
Houshang was best known as a Iranian tar player.
Death was likely due to heart failure.
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Houshang Zarif
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Background information
Born(1938-12-07)December 7, 1938
OriginTehran, Iran
DiedMarch 7, 2020(2020-03-07) (aged 81)
Tehran, Iran
GenresPersian Traditional, Contemporary Classical, Soundtrack
InstrumentsTar, Tombak
Years active1958–2020
Houshang Zarif (Persian: هوشنگ ظریف‎, also Romanized as "Hūshang Zarīf"; December 7, 1938 – March 7, 2020) was a master of tar and Persian classical music.
1 Biography and career
2 Notable students
3 Notes
4 External Link
Biography and career
Houshang Zarif was born in 1938 in Tehran. He was a graduate of the Persian National Music Conservatory in Tehran; where he studied tar with Mousa Maroufi. Zarif worked with the Fine Arts Administration Orchestra, conducted by Hossein Dehlavi in the 1950s and was the professor of tar at the National Conservatory for several years; Hossein Alizadeh was among his pupils.
Zarif died in Tehran on 7 March 2020.
Notable students
Hossein Alizadeh
Dariush Talai
Hamid Motebassem
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