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2/4/07

Funeral of Parviz Yahaghi Held in Tehran

By Soudabeh Sadigh
Photos by Farhad Ranjbaran, ISNA

Once again the death of another Iranian master of music, Parviz Yahaghi, caused a great sorrow among his family, friends, and art enthusiasts.

Tehran, 4 February 2007 (CHN) -- The body of Parviz Yahaghi, Iranian master of music and composer who created enormous pieces of music during his lifetime, rested in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in Tehran among the deep sorrow of Iranian artists and music lovers.

The funeral of this prominent Persian composer and violin player, who died in his own home in Tehran at age of 71, held today with presence of Iranian artists, intellectuals, musicians, and those who love his music and his body rested in artist section of Behesht-e Zahra cemetery, south of Tehran.

"While we have not still coped with the grief of losing Ali Tajvidi, we have to face such a deep sorrow by the death of Parviz Yahaghi. Music lovers will never forget the marvelous performance of Yahaghi in playing violin and he will always remain alive in our heart and memory. Yahaghi provided Iranians the chance to get more familiar and enjoy the beautiful performance of violin and we all owe him in this regard," said Mohammad Reza Shajarian, famous Iranian traditional vocalist in his funeral.

Parviz Sedighi Parsi, known as Yahaghi, was born in Tehran in 1936. Yahaghi started his music career under the supervision of his uncle, Hussein Yahaghi. His ability in playing violin made him one of the best in Iran.

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