Farshid - Bio
Persian/American singer/song writer Farshid left Iran at an early age and moved to England where he finished his high school and University studies before moving to the U.S.A. permanently.
Farshid began his professional music career in the American industry in the mid 90`s when he became the lead singer of the renowned east coast progressive pop band `Fear Of Man` playing alongside acts like `Blondie` and `Julian Lennon`.
He was twice nominated by WAMA (Washington area music association) for best vocalist before writing and performing his first Persian mega hit `Nastaran` which thrusted him into the Persian music scene, making him one of the fastest growing Persian pop stars of all time!
Since then, Farshid has written and performed five successful Persian albums with numerous hits and mega hits.
In 2008 Farshid wrote and performed a song in English named `pray with me` which won him an invitation to a Presidential gala, making him the first Persian singer ever to perform at an event of this magnitude.
He is also the first Persian/ American singer to perform the U.S. National Anthem at a major NBA basketball game and the first and only Persian/American to perform `God Bless America` by the invitation of the mayor of Beverly Hills at his inauguration.