Touraj Negahban 1932-2008

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by Party Girl

Touraj Negahban has passed away at age 76 in Los Angeles, California.  Iranian music owes so much to this man and the memorable lyrics he wrote for hundreds of favorite Iranian pop songs.  Here's a program aired in his memory today on Sasan Kamali's program.  Rest in peace.

And here is an excerpt of his regular TV program in which he recites a poem by Shahriar:


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by Majid on

Funeral took place yeterday(SUN.), but there would be a "majles-e bozorg daasht " on Thu. in LA.

To find out about time and the address you can  go to or call them @ 323-851-5476...323-520-5476




by Kouroshy (not verified) on

Has anyone heard anything about his funeral? thanks



by sad Anonymous (not verified) on

The bebin tv clip is much better, I wonder why JJ hasnt put that up! Shame!



by Majid on

"zendegee am raa koochak negah midaaram taa khodam raa koochak nakonam" !!!

What a man! what a true Iran lover!

R.I.P. my man.

Thank you  bebintv .

Thank you Mr. D.Kadivar for the link.

Farhad Kashani

May he rest in peace. His

by Farhad Kashani on

May he rest in peace. His works with Dariush are some of the best in Iranian music.

Maryam Hojjat

A true artist & Poet

by Maryam Hojjat on

with a tremendos love for IRAN. I love him dearly. May GOD bless his soul.

Party Girl

Dear Mr. Kadivar

by Party Girl on

Thank you for your comment.  Yes, that program by BebinTv is a wonderful tribute to the man that Touraj Nagehban was.  I submitted it to JJ for his publication consideration last night. God bless his soul.

Darius Kadivar

Watch Bebin TV coverage: Its the best

by Darius Kadivar on

Watch their tribute to Touraj Negahban


God Bless,



A sad loss indeed

by Critic (not verified) on

He was an anchor with conscious and love for his lost homeland. He was also an artist and a poet, May God bless his soul.