TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The veteran reciter of Islamic prayers, Seyyed Qasem Musavi-Qahar, who was most famous for reciting the special supplications for before dawns during the holy month of Ramadan, died on Sunday at a Tehran hospital after suffering from laryngeal cancer for several years. He was 71.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The New York-based Iranian abstract expressionist painter Manuchehr Yektai died last Tuesday. He was 97.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Persian poet Mazaher Mosaffa, mostly famous for his odes, died of natural causes at his home in Tehran on Thursday. He was 87.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Veteran stage and screen actor Ebrahim Abadi died at a Tehran hospital on Thursday after going into a coma two weeks ago following a lung biopsy. He was 85, the Persian media announced.
TEHRAN.(ranart) – Celebrated composer Hossein Dehlavi, who was mostly Famous for Sabokbal, Bijan and Manijeh and many other compositions that connect traditional Iranian music with Western classical music, died at his home in Tehran on Tuesday at the age of 92.
TEHRAN. (Iranart) – Massoud Arabshahi, one of the pioneers of Iranian conceptual art, died of heart failure at a Tehran hospital on Wednesday. He was 84, his wife Giti has announced.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Iranian cartoonist Shahram Rezai died in a car crash on Ardebil-Meshkin Shahr road on Monday, his fellow cartoonist Hadi Heidari told the Persian service of ISNA on Tuesday. He was 41.
TEHRAN.(Iranart) – Morteza Kalantarian, the Persian translator of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s The Social Contract and Italo Svevo’s Zeno’s Conscience, died on Sunday after falling from a building in Tehran where he lived. He was 87.
TEHRAN. (Iranart) - Iranian dubber Parviz Bahram who lent his voice to many leading actors of the world cinema such as Orson Welles, Robert Taylor and Laurence Olivier died of blood cancer at his home on Monday morning. He was 86, his wife Iran Shadab confirmed.
TEHRAN – (Iranart)- Jamal Shurjeh, director of the co-production between Iran and Algeria “Ahmed Bey”, has been admitted to a hospital in Tehran following a report he suffered a brain disease.