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Classical Singer Nader Golchin Passes Away

Classical Singer Nader Golchin Passes AwayClassical Singer Nader Golchin Passes Away

Well-known classical singer Nader Golchin passed away in Tehran on September 22 at the age of 80.

Golchin who was suffering from respiratory illness was hospitalized in Gandhi Hotel Hospital last month and died of cardiac arrest, ISNA reported.

One of the popular singers before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Golchin sang many memorable old songs including ‘Morgh-e Sahar’ (dawn bird), ‘Lost Joseph’ and ‘I won’t be kid again’. In the past 40 years, he recorded only one music album.

Born in the northern city of Rasht, Gilan Province, he came to Tehran in 1960 and cooperated with the Ministry of Art and Culture and the state radio as a singer.

During 20 years of artistic activities, Golchin produced over 300 tracks and worked with many celebrated musicians and composers, namely Faramarz Payvar, Emad Ram, Mansour Saremi, Parviz Yahaqi, Habibolah Badiei, Jalil Shahnaz, Farhang Sharif, Fazlolah Tavakol and Jahangir Malek among others.

After the revolution, he only released one album ‘Getaway’ in which he collaborated with renowned musician and composer Fereydoun Shahbazian.

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