Life and Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Ahdieh began her musical career, when she was 8, in her hometown of Tehran, the capital of Iran She started her performing career in a Children's radio program for which she is credited for about 150 songs.. Praised by her mother, who recognized her daughter's sweet an strong voice, Ahdieh's musical career has taken her to five continents throughout the world.
By the age of 15, and during the next 10 years, she had become one of Iran's prominent singers. Her sangs were played on different radio an TV programs. She often sang in movies as voice-overs to the main actresses such as Forouzan, Azar Shiva, Pouri Banayi, Katayoun, Faranak Mirghahhari, Fariba Khatami and Marjan amang others.
Ahdieh collaborated with many movie directors such as Iraj Ghaderi, Esmail Koushan, Mahmoud Koushan, Muhammad Ali Fardin, Siamak Yasami, Amir Shervan, Mehdi Zhvrk, Mehdi Missaghieh, Esmail, Riahi, Shapour Gharib, Reza Fazeli, Nosratollah Vahdat and Jamshid Sheybani. During this time, Ahdieh studied music in private classes of Tehran's music conservatory as well as working towards her degree in accounting.
There were many famous Iranian music composers who wrote musical pieces for different Iranian radio programs which were sang by Ahdieh. Most famous among these composers were Javad Maroufi, Mehdi Khaledi, Homayoun Khorram, Mohammad Mirnaghibi, Farhad Fakhreddini for the "Golha" radio program. For movies and popular songs, Anoushiravan Rohani, Ataollah Khorram, Hossein Samadi, Hossein Vaseghi, Javad Lashgari, Manouchehr Lashgari, Hassan Youssef Zamani, Akbar Mohseni, Emad Ram, Amir Pazouki, were among the most prominent.
Amang the poets who wrote lyrics for Ahdieh’s sangs, the follaein mey be hielichtit: Rahi Moayeri, Rahim Moeini Kermanshahi, Simin Behbahani, Bijan Taraghi, Homa Mirafshar, Nayyer Sina, Turaj Negahban, Shamsa, Mohammad Ali Shirazi, Nizam Fatemi, Abulghassim Halat, amang others.
Bi the age o 19, she wis sent on behalf the Gholha Program, o Iran Radio, accompanied bi Abdul-Vahhab Shahidi, tae participate an perform in the Internaitional Festival held in Shiraz, kent as “Shiraz`s Feast of Art”. This event wis arranged bi the Queen o Iran, Farah Pahlavi, who an aa attended thare. Internaitional renown artists war invited tae participate on that Festival as well, amang which wis the famous violonist Yahoudi Menohin.
Despite bein famous in her youth, she served for twa years in the military, a requirement for youth at that time. Awtho the govrenment haed a leet o fowk that thay wad exclude frae this service, she wis nae included on that leet, for thay viewed her as a good role model tae ither youth.
Ahdieh specially desired tae share wi the fowk o aw countries, as much as her capacities an talents allowed her, the teachings o the Bahá'í Faith, which promotes warldwide unity. This motivation inspired her tae leave her fame behind an tae go tae Spain. Sae, in 1976, she decidit tae muive tae Spain as a Bahá'í pioneer. Bi takkin this new step in her life, Ahdieh showed that she coud luve her kintra while still haein a luve for the whole warld.
When Ahdieh leaved Iran she wis 25 years auld an during her muisical activities in Iran as a Persian sangster she haed sung abuin 1,000 different sangs, for Radio an movies, which wis an uncomparable record wi ither Iranian singers, for the time bein.
Muivin tae Spain wis a benediction which preventit Ahdieh's persecution during Islam Republic coming tae power. Her name wis on a leet o fowk tae be executed, acause o her Bahá'í sangs an Bahá'í activities.
While in Iran she haed traveled a lot overseas, but syne 1976 she traveled throughout the five continents, pairteecipatin in Naitional as well as in Internaitional events an conferences. Regairdless o the teep o accommodations or transportation, she an aa ventured tae distant an remote places, even tae the depths o the Amazon as well as tae mony African countries, tae collaborate wi philanthropic organisations tae promotes thair aims.
Acceptin invitations for performing did nae depend on whether or nae she wis kent in a place, acause her sole purpose wis tae serve mankind throu her muisic an airt.
In 1979, she mairit an in the follaein years haed fower childer, who aw share in her muisical talents. Efter haein the faimily, she returned tae her goal o travelling throughout the continents, accompanied whiles bi her childer, specially her son who plays piano.
During the time she haes been in Spain, she haes made mony muisical productions an new albums, an some Bahá'í productions as prayers, Tablets, sangs an an aa some special productions for childer. (in video, cassette tape, CDs an DVDs).
At the present time, she continues wi her internaitional travels, preparing muisic productions, performing concerts warldwide an audiovisual programs for childer. She is an aa collaborating wi various organisations, which focus are on universal eddication, equality o men an weemen, peace, an unity.
- NEW RELEASED ALBUMS :
- Be yad e anrouzhaa
- Ba man az eshgh begu
- Golhaye rangarang
- Shirin labe yar
- Bahá'í productions
- Bahá'í sangs
- Kouh-i- Khoda
- Raz o Niaz
- Tablets o Baha’u’llah
- Negah-i- Abdu’l-Baha
- Productions for childer
- Hediye Ahdieh be bachehaye aziz
- Ghesseye eshegh i Khoda be adama
- Niños Niños
- Vyces o the Childer
- La voz de los niños
- Tender flouers o the Divine Springtime
- AHDIEH’S MOST FAMOUS MUSICS an SONGS:
Shahzadeh, Soltan ghalbhaa, Baz amadi, fereshtehaa, khaterkha, Ussa karim, Eshghi ke zendegime, Bia bia, Kimiyaye mohabbat, Emrouz o farad, Neshouni, Iran, Man hamgerye kardam. Kouli, Hargez hargez. Ashegh Shodam man