Shajarian to receive Chevalier medal

Tehran, June 18, IRNA – The celebrated Iranian vocalist Mohammad Reza Shajarian is to receive France’s most prestigious award, Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal, for his lifetime achievements in Persian classics.

Iranˈs legendary vocalist would receive the medal next week.

Shajarian is the second Iranian vocalist that receives the medal.

Iranˈs undisputed icon of Kurdish and Persian classical and Sufi music, Shahram Nazeri also received the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal in 2007.



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