Summary: Iranian pop singer considered as one of Iran's best loved pop singers known as the "king of Iranian pop" and "sultan of jazz" who like many other Iranian entertainers had to leave the country after the Islamic revolution in 1979 when music was banned, but who continued to have a successful recording career performing before sold-out Armenian audiences in the U.S. and Europe.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: November 23, 1929
Died: October 26, 2003
Location: Los Angeles, California