News ID: 124465
Published: 0232 GMT August 14, 2015

Houshang Kamkar releases new album

Houshang Kamkar releases new album

The latest album by prominent Iranian musician Houshang Kamkar, titled 'Migration of Violas', will be released today by Avay-e Honar.

The album, which includes 10 pieces, features noted Iranian vocalist Hamidreza Nourbakhsh. The lyrics in these pieces are by Mohammadreza Shafiei Kadkani, reported Mehr News Agency.

Kamkar said he composed the album in honor of Shafiei Kadkani.

The album features Kamkars ensemble and Saba Kamkar has performed as co-vocalist.

Shafiei Kadkani (born 1939) is a Persian writer, poet, literary critic, editor and translator.

Born in Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi province, he graduated from Tehran University with a doctorate in Persian literature. He was a student of prominent figures such as Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, Mohammad Mo'in and Parviz Natel-Khanlari.

Shafiei Kadkani is known for his works on literary criticism and modern Persian poetry.

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