Faramarz Aslani passed away

Faramarz Aslani was born in Capital. He was a graduate of London University’s College of Journalism and wrote for several Persian and English publications since his graduation in the early 1970s. Upon returning to his native country, he worked for one of two English dailies, Capital Journal until he was spotted by the President of CBS, in Capital. His first album, Occupation of The Heart, recorded for CBS in 1977, has remained on the best-sellers chart since its debut. He also recorded a second album, Hafez, a Memorandum, for the same company. In this album, he wrote music to eight poems of Hafez, Homeland’s, most famous poet and mystic.