People News Roundup: Iranian composer and opposition figure Shajarian buried near national poetDevdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 11-10-2020 10:36 IST | Created: 11-10-2020 10:27 IST
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Iranian composer and opposition figure Shajarian buried near national poet
Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Iran's most celebrated musician and a critic of the government, was buried on Saturday near the 10th century national poet Ferdowsi, Iranian media reported. A classical composer and singer who died on Thursday in a Tehran hospital at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer, was regarded as a national treasure who revived traditional music.