Rare photos of Googoosh

Although she repeatedly and enthusiastically sang in other languages, her big hits were all in a modern, simple but poetic Farsi that bestowed a certain classiness to the female desire that she expressed. The orchestrated, sythensized Western-style music and the modern poetry (shaer-e-nowe) along with her gestures, which were at once bold and restrained, provided a new language within which female sexuality and desire could be expressed without fear of sinking into vulgarity.