Fariborz Lachini

Fariborz Lachini

 Toronto, Ontario, CAN
BandWorldNew Age

I specialize in Middle Eastern music/World music, my primary focus is writing music for motion picture, Film, TV and new media (games, multimedia, internet...)

Biography

Veteran film composer, Fariborz Lachini is an Iranian legend with more than thirty years of experience, producing and composing specially for motion picture. He has been Composer for hundreds of projects, garnering numerous nominations and awards which gained him a strong reputation as a leading film music composer in the Iranian film industry.

Born in 1949, he studied music at "Honarestan-e Aali Moosighi" in Tehran and started his professional career with writing music for children. The national Iranian TV theme of television children programming for more than two decades was one of his earlier works.

Before Iran's revolution in 1979, he composed, arranged and produced numerous pop music for Iranian music icons such as Dariush, Mohammad Noori, Morteza, Simin Ghadiri, Simin Ghanem, Pari Zanganeh ... most of which has been reproduced due to their popularity.

To pursue his dream of being recognized internationally, he left Iran to France and studied Musicology in "Universite de Paris - Sorbonne". He worked for channel one of France TV as a composer for a while and patented a method of teaching music to children using colors there. It was then when his music got influenced by the western styles.

He returned home and created one of the best loved contemporary solo piano albums of all in Iran with a unique style which was a combination of Persian and Western classical styles called Paeez Talaee aka. Golden Autumn, which has been the number one seller for years in Iran and attracted fans from all around the world and is being taught by many piano teacher now. He started composing for motion picture more seriously using the skills and technology acquired in Europe and earned himself the recognition of the pioneer of using computer technology in music that revolutionized Iran 's film industry.

Since 1988, he has scored for about a hundred of feature films. Some of his movies were showcased internationally in US, Canada , Europe , Japan and Asia and won international awards. He also produced a number of music albums in classical, pop and new age genres.

Discography

These albums are available from iTunes and most digital music download services:

2001 - Golden Autumn I (originally released in Iran 1991)
2001 - Golden Autumn II (originally released in Iran 1992)
2001 - Flying (orignial release in Iran 1995)

Other Albums:
2005 Last Word of Nowadays - New Age
2002 Zubin - A letter (CDBaby)
2001 Pandemonium of Fire and Water (XDOT25 Records)
2000 For Your Birthday
2000 Waves of Memory (ParsVideo)
1998 Tribe Love
1996 Songs of Sun Land
1995 Lonliness Verses
1994 A Cold Winter Night
1993 Trail of Wolf - Soundtrack
1992 Pomegranate and Cane
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