Homayoun Shajarian

همايون شجريان

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Homayoun Shajarian Birth name Born Origin Genres Occupations Years active Website
Homayoun Shajarian
(1975-05-21) May 21, 1975 (age 39) Tehran, Iran
Tehran, Iran
Persian traditional music
21 May 2003-present

Homayoun Shajarian (Persian: همايون شجريان) (born 21 May 1975) is a renowned Persian classical music vocalist, as well as a Tombak and Kamancheh player.

  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Life Events Calendar
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


He was born in Tehran in a music-dedicated family. He is the son of Mohammad Reza Shajarian, the grand master vocalist of Persian traditional music. Upon his father''s advice, he began studying knowledge of technique and rhythm under supervision of Nasser Farhangfar, master of the tombak, a Persian hand drum, at the age of five. Afterwards, he also continued learning the tombak under Jamshid Mohebbi''s supervision. He commenced learning Persian traditional vocal Avaz at the age of ten, alongside his older sisters under their father’s supervision and gained knowledge of Avaz techniques and voice-producing. Simultaneously, he attended Tehran Conservatory of Music and chose Kamancheh as his professional instrument as well as being tutored by Ardeshir Kamkar. In 1991, he accompanied father in concerts of Ava Music Ensemble in US, Europe and Iran, playing Tombak; and from 1999 on, started accompanying father also on vocals. His first independent work Nassim-e Vasl, composed by Mohammad Javad Zarrabian, was published on his 28th birthday, in 21 May 2003.


  • Nasim-e Vasl
  • Nashakiba
  • Showq-e Doost
  • Naghsh-e khiyal
  • Ba Setareh ha
  • Gheyzhaak-e Kouli
  • Khorshid-e Arezoo
  • Ab,Nan,Avaz
  • Shab-e Jodayi
  • Simorq
  • Showq Nameh
  • Ey Jan-e Jan Bi Man Maro
  • Neither Angel nor Devil
Life Events Calendar
  • 1975: Born on 21 May
  • 1985: Began Studying Avaz with her sisters under his father''s supervision
  • 1991: Joined Ava Music Ensemble, playing Tombak
  • 1994: Performed Qassedak concerts around Europe with his father and Parviz Meshkatian
  • 1999: Started co-vocaling with his father in concerts
  • 2000: Accompanied his father in Nava, Dad-o-Bidad, and Zemestan in Europe, US, and Canada concerts
  • 2002: Accompanied his father in Rast-Panjgah and Morakkab Khani in Europe and Canada concerts
  • 2003: Published his first independent album: "Nassim-e Vasl"
  • 2004: Published independent albums: "Na-Shakiba" and "Showq-e Doost"
  • 2005: Published independent album: "Naqsh-e khiyal"
  • 2006: Published independent album: "Ba Setareha"
  • 2008: Published independent album (Live concert Berlin - in conjunction with Dastan Ensemble): "Ghijake Koli"
  • 2008: Published independent album (Live concert Berlin - in conjunction with Dastan Ensemble): "Khorshid-e Arezoo"
  • 2009 Mayeh-Ye Dashti/Mayeh-Ye Isfahan (CD) Celestial Harmonies

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