Bijan Kamkar

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Birthday
19, 1949
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1949 (age 68)
Birthplace
Iran

About

World music singer and performer who is best recognized for having been a member of the traditional Kurdish and Persian band The Kamkars. With the group he assumed vocal duties as well as playing the Tar, Rubab, Tombak, Dohol and Daf instruments.

Before Fame

He and his brothers began The Kamkars project in the 1960's.

Trivia

He was considered to be one of the greatest Daf players and taught lessons for those wishing to learn the instrument. 

Family Life

He performed alongside six of his brothers in The Kamkars. 

Associated With

Both he and fellow world music performer Sami Yusuf were born in Iran. 

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