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Thursday, 10 March 2011

Music for Martyrs



From Rishi Kapoor to Ahangaran and his music for martyrs; how to die on the road to Karbala during the Iran-Iraq war. He sends chills down my spine for many reasons.

Sadeq Ahangaran: "As I was singing, I was aware some of them would be martyred, some would be prisoners of war, some would be injured and some return. I was completely aware of it."

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