Published On: Fri, Oct 9th, 2020
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Legendary Iranian composer, opposition beacon Mohammad Reza Shajarian dead at 80

Iran Obit Shajarian

Mohammad Reza Shajarian, whose distinctive voice quavered to traditional Persian music on state radio for years before supporting protesters following Iran’s contested 2009 election, has died at age 80 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

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