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Hossein Behroozinia


Hossein Behroozinia is an Iranian barbat and oud player. Behroozinia was a student at the Tehran Conservatory of Music, where he studied oud, tar, setar, tonbak, and daf. He studied oud under the supervision of Mansour Nariman, and he learned the radif under the supervision of Mohammad Reza Lotfi. He was eventually appointed to be the music director of Ensemble Khaleghi, as well as the director of music education at the Center of the Preservation Persian music.[citation needed] In 2003, the Ministry of Culture of Iran decorated him with the "First Order of Arts", its highest honor.[citation needed]

Behroozinia's 2006 album, From Stone to Diamond, placed second in the Middle Eastern Album category at the Just Plain Folks Music Awards