Shahram Shabpareh (born March 11, 1948 in Tehran is a famous Iranian pop singer, songwriter. His career spans more than 4 decades, he has had countless hits and sold many albums worldwide.
He started his career as a drum player in early 60s when he was only 13. In mid 60s at age of 17 he formed a band of his own named "Rebells".
Shahram had the chance to feature young Ebi (Ebrahim Hamedi) and Siavash Ghomeishi (two famous Iranian pop stars) by now as the members of Rebells back in 60s. Later on eventually he had become a well known solo singer by early 70s.
After the Islamic revolution in 1979, Shahram who had migrated to California a few years earlier, did not have the opportunity to return to his homeland . Since then, he has been living in the United States. Still after 40 years of his career, he is a popular artist in the Iranian society.
Besides the unique style of his music, Shahram has contributed a lot to the Iranian pop music by promoting many young talented artists which are very popular by now; such as Kuros and Andy Madadian.
Shahram played a key role in the Persian pop music since he shifted the Persian dance music to a new era.
One of his famous songs is "Paria".
Shahram has worked with many artist such as Ebi, Leila Forouhar and Googoosh.
Shahram had the chance to cast in couple of Movies which was showing the young Iranian generation back in Iran during 70s before the Islamic revolution. After the revolution, he started his own TV show in different Persian media companies broadcasting from LA. His show named as "Diyar", meaning homeland in Persian, is still going on
Shahram Shabpareh, a leading Iranian singer and composer of pop music was born February 6, 1948 in Tehran into a family of music lovers. His father Mohammad, a military officer, and his mother, Foroughozzaman, an educator/teacher, both played musical instruments. Shahram's two brothers, Shahbal and Shahnam, and sister Shahnaz, also had professional music careers. Shahbal, a clarinet player, is the founder of the "Black Cats," a legendary Persian pop music band. Shahnam is a professional guitarist living in Texas, and Shahnaz is a graduate of the reputable Vienna Music Conservatory in piano.
Shahram Shabpareh started his career as a drum player when he was only 13. He performed his first professional song at 16 in Motel Ghoo, a northern Iranian resort by Caspian sea, with a re-make of The Beatles songs "I saw Her Standing There" in Persian pop style. At the age of 17, Shahram formed a band of his own named "Rebels" which later featured young Ebi (Ebrahim Hamedi) and Siavash Ghomayshi, both now well known Iranian pop stars.
Later on Shahram became a well known solo singer and immigrated from Iran before Iranian revolution to live in Los Angeles. Today with more than 20 popular albums, Shahram is known as one of leaders in Iranian pop music and rock and roll. Shahram has also worked along several other popular singers such as Ebi, Leila Forouhar and Googoosh, and has promoted several singing talents like Siavash Shams and Andy Madadian in the Persian music industry.
Shahram had the chance to act in several Iranian Movies showing young Iranians back in Iran during 70s before the Islamic revolution. After the revolution, he started his own TV shows such as "Diyar" in Persian media companies broadcasting from Los Angeles.
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