Iran arrests famed musician

Iran arrests famed musician


norman lebrecht

November 22, 2022

We hear that the renowned tombak player,teacher and philosopher Navid Afghah has been arrested in Shiraz, Iran.

His friend Kayhan Kalhor tweets:

Watch him here.

Navid Afghah has worked with the foremost contemporary Iranian musicians including Faramarz Payvar, Aref, Dalaho, Aina, Messiah, Darius Safwat, Faramarz Payvar Parviz Meshkatian Hossein Alizadeh, Kayhan Kalhor, Ardeshir Kamkar, Behdad Babaei, Mehdi Azarsina, Massoud Azadeh, Shahram Nazeri and Ali Ghamsari.


  • Amos says:

    It should be reported that the Iranian national soccer team competing at the World Cup, in front of a worldwide audience of a billion, linked arms and refused to sing their national anthem.