Shahram Shabpareh - Bio
Shahram Shabpareh’s career spans more than 4 decades. He has had countless hits and has sold millions of albums worldwide. He started his career as a drummer in the early 60’s when he was only 13 years old. In the mid 60s, at the age of 17, he formed a band of his own named, “Rebells”.
Shahram had the chance to feature young Ebi (Ebrahim Hamedi) and Siavash Ghomeishi (Two Famous Iranian Rock and pop stars) as the members of Rebells, back in the 60’s. By the early 70’s, he had eventually become a well-known solo singer.
After the Islamic revolution in 1978, Shahram, who had migrated to California a few years earlier, did not have the opportunity to return to his homeland since music was forbidden by the new Islamic regime. Since then, he has been living in the United States. Still, after 40 years of his career, he is one the most popular artists in the Iranian society.
Besides the unique style of his music, Shahram has contributed a lot to Iranian pop music. He has promoted many young talented artists who are now very popular, including artists such as Siavash Shams and Andy Madadian.
Shahram has played a key role in the Persian pop music industry by shifting the Persian dance music to a new era. One of his most famous songs is, “Parya”.
Sharam has also worked by many artists such as Ebi, Leila Forouhar and Googoosh.
Shahram has also casted in a couple of movies in Iran which portrayed the young Iranian generation before the Islamic revolution. After the revolution, he started his own TV show in different Persian media companies broadcasting from LA. His show “Diyar”, meaning homeland in Persian, is still airing today. He is also known as one of the best drummer amongst the Iranians.