Monir Vakili who was a soprano singer

She performed recitals at the French Institute and Roumanian Embassy, Tehran, 1955–56. She studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts, 1960–61, majorin in Opera Directing. She staged the first televised opera scenes from Madama Butterfly and La Traviata on Sabet Television, May 1961. She was a Radio Tehran and Association of Friends of the French Culture-Soloist and Choir Member, 1969–71.