Samin Baghcheban ثمین باغچه بان

Samin Baghcheban ثمین باغچه بان

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in Tabriz, Iran
January 01, 1925

April 01, 2008


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Samin Baghtcheban was the son of Jabbar Baghtcheban, a leading Iranian educator and pioneer of Persian sign language.
In 1944 he was awarded a scholarship to study music composition in Ankara State Conservatory, where he met his future wife Evelyn Baghtchban, a Turkish Armenian, pianist and soprano singer. The couple returned to Iran in 1949 and started teaching in Tehran Conservatory.
In 1984 he moved to Turkey with his family where he continued his activities and composed several new pieces, some of which were performed by Manouchehr Sahbai in Switzerland.He died in Istanbul on 19 March 2008.
Throughout his career he composed numerous pieces based on Iranian folklore or mythology. His most popular work is Rangin Kamoon album (rainbow in Per...more

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