Mohammad-Reza Lotfi

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Mohammad-Reza Lotfi
محمدرضا لطفی
Background information
Born(1947-01-01)1 January 1947
Gorgan, Iran
Died2 May 2014(2014-05-02) (aged 67)
Tehran, Iran
GenresClassical Persian music
InstrumentsTar, setar, kamancheh, daf
Years active1964–2014
LabelsAvaye Shayda
Young Lotfi Playing Tar

Mohammad-Rezā Lotfi (Persian: محمدرضا لطفی) (January 7, 1947 – May 2, 2014) was a Persian classical musician. He was born in Gorgan, Golestan, Iran.

He served as the director of the Center for the Preservation and Propagation of Traditional Persian Music and the "Chavosh" Center.

In 1984 Lotfi was invited by Fondazione Cini to perform in a ceremony and perform concerts in Italy. He lived in the United States from 1986 until his death. He performed widely throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.

Lotfi died on May 2, 2014, due to complications from cancer in Tehran, Iran, aged 67.[1]

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