Musical Journey and Early Career: Farhad’s passion for music started early. He learned to play the piano and guitar, and his deep, soulful voice soon became his trademark. In the 1960s, Farhad began performing in small venues in Tehran. His unique style, which blended Persian poetry with Western musical influences, quickly set him apart from other artists of the time.

Rise to Stardom: Farhad’s breakthrough came in 1969 with the song “Marde Tanha” (The Lonely Man), which was featured in the film “Reza Motori.” The song’s melancholic tone and Farhad’s emotive performance resonated deeply with listeners, catapulting him to fame. Throughout the 1970s, Farhad released several hits that solidified his position as a leading figure in Iranian music.

Hardships and Challenges: Farhad’s career was not without its challenges. The 1979 Iranian Revolution brought about significant changes in the country’s cultural landscape, and Farhad, like many other artists, faced censorship. His music, which often carried social and political messages, was seen as a threat by the new regime. As a result, Farhad’s ability to perform and release new material was severely restricted.

Later Years and Legacy: Despite these challenges, Farhad continued to compose and record music, albeit with limited public exposure. In the 1990s, he managed to release a few albums that were well-received by his loyal fan base. Farhad’s music remained a source of inspiration and solace for many Iranians, both in Iran and in the diaspora.

Real Name: Farhad Mehrad

Date of Birth: January 20, 1944

Birth Place: Tehran, Iran

Residence: Tehran, Iran (at the time of his death)

Profession: Singer, Composer, Pianist, Guitarist

Nationality: Iranian

Religion: Initially Zoroastrian, later became agnostic

Partner: Mahshid

Father: Seyyed Ali Akbar Mehrad

Mother: Soheila

Horoscope: Aquarius

Age: Passed away at 58 years old

Height: Approximately 5 feet 9 inches

Body Type: Average

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Black