Ali Asghar Rahimi

Iran

Composer, singer and master of the Tanbour (long-necked lute of Asia Minor), Director
of the Tanbour Society of Esfahan, Member of the House of Music of Iran, Ali Asghar
Rahimi is an emblematic figure of Persian music. As founder and Musical Director of the
Roohafza Ensemble, he has been studying, interpreting and teaching Persian music for
over 25 years. His mastery of Persian musical techniques and language helped him to
create a new and distinct style in mystical music. His creative approach mixes passion,
emotion, spirituality, advanced composition and performance techniques.