Khorasan bids farewell to legendary musician Qorban Soleimani
TEHRAN -- Haj Qorban Soleimani, veteran dotar player from the Khorasan region died of pneumonia on Sunday in his birthplace, Aliabad village in northeastern Iran. He was 87.
Qorban Soleimani was born in 1920 in Aliabad. He learnt to play the dotar from his father Karbalaii Ramezan who was a famous musician of his time. After his father’s death, he continued learning the dotar as well as taking up singing with the masters Gholamhossein Bakhshi Jafarabadi, Mohammad Qeitani and Avaz Bakhshi.