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Posted by Glezele Vayne on June 15, 2009


Iran, Basiji Headquarters attack

Iran, Basiji Headquarters attack

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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Posted by DJM on June 15, 2009

Born in Tehran during the turmoil of the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Nazanin Afshin-Jam’s family was forced to leave all their worldly possessions behind and flee to freedom, when her father had been jailed and tortured by the Revolutionary Guard under the new regime. Awaiting execution, it was the family’s escape to Europe that saved them from political persecution. Faced with adversity so early in life, the revolution impacted her core.

Throughout Nazanin’s life, she has found solace in the music that surrounds her. Her mother inundated their family with music flowing constantly in the house from her incredibly eclectic music collection. Her constant world travels and cultural awareness have molded her musical acuity to span a spectrum broader then most are ever exposed to. Blessed with the voice of angels, Nazanin whisks audiences away on a musical journey around the world with her debut album,”Someday”.

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