Kayhan Kalhor

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Birthday
24, 1963
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Iran

About

Iranian composer and musician proficient on the Kamancheh and Setar and known for his mastery of classical Persian and Kurdish musical styles.

Before Fame

By the time he was in his early teens, he was performing with the Iranian National Radio and Television Orchestra. He later studied music at Canada's Carleton University.

Trivia

He established a band called Ghazal that produced a Grammy-nominated live album.

Family Life

He was born in Kermanshah, Iran and raised in Tehran.

Associated With

His Middle Eastern contemporary and fellow music lover, Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said, formed an acclaimed Middle Eastern orchestra.