Parviz Meshkatian (May 15, 1955 – September 21, 2009; Persian:
پرويز مشكاتيان) was an Iranian musician, composer,
researcher and university lecturer.
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Born in Nishapur, Meshkatian entered the
Tehran Academy of Arts, where
he studied music theory and was introduced to radif (the Persian
classical music repertoire) by the masters Nour Ali Boroumand, Dariush
Safvat, Mohammad Taghi Massoudieh, and Mehdi Barkeshli. He focused on
the radif of Mirza Abdollah for santur and setar.
Meshkatian was one of the founding members of the Aref Ensemble,
founded in 1977, as well as the Sheyda Ensemble. He was also one of
the founding members of the Chavosh Artistic and Cultural Foundation.
The Chavosh foundation has played a major role in the development of
Iranian music for a few decades.
Meshkatian toured Europe and Asia and regularly performed in countries
such as France, Germany, England, Sweden, Netherlands, and Denmark. In
the spring of 1982 he published the book Twenty Pieces for Santour. In
spring of 1992 Meshkatian and the
Aref Ensemble won the first prize of
the Spirit of the Earth Festival in England. Meshkatian's
Mohammad Reza Shajarian
Mohammad Reza Shajarian produced some of the most
beautiful recordings of contemporary Persian traditional music. While
continuing his work as a composer and a researcher, Meshkatian was
teaching music at
Meshkatian died on September 21, 2009, in Tehran, of a heart
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Parviz Meshkatian passes away at 54, in English, Mehr
News Agency, Monday, 21 September 2009, .
Parviz Meshkatian, the Iranian musician and composer, died, in
Persian, BBC Persian, Monday 21 September 2009, .
Meshkatian was a Santour prodigy, in Persian, Mehr News Agency,
Monday, 21 September 2009, .
Funeral ceremony held for Parviz Meshkatian, in Persian, IRNA,
Thursday, 24 September 2009, [permanent dead link].
Note: According to this report, after the ceremony in Tehran, the body
Parviz Meshkatian has been moved to Nishapur, where he will buried
in a cemetery adjacent to the tomb of Attar Neyshabouri on Saturday 26
Mehdi Setāyeshgar, The Master of Eternal Mezrābs, in Persian, Jadid
Online, Friday, 25 September 2009, .
An audio slideshow by Bahār Navā'i, Jadid Online:  (3 min).
Meshkatian burial ceremony of Meshkatian in Neyshabour september 2009
Meshkatian tomb stone near Attar garden
Meshkatian died: The mournful at the funeral ceremony of Meshkatian, a
collection of 18 photographs, Mardomak, Friday, 25 September 2009,
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