Persian

Mohsen Namjoo and Eendo's song Rooberoo (adaptation of a poem by Tahirih)

I’ve written before about my appreciation for the work of Mohsen Namjoo in putting Persian poetry to music. In the song Rooberoo, Namjoo and Eendo (another talented band) perform a beautiful adaptation of the poem ‘Point by Point’ written by Tahirih about two centuries ago.

Translating Mohsen Namjoo's poem Alaki

One of my all-time favorite artists is Mohsen Namjoo. His specialty is putting Persian poetry to music, using a fusion of classical Iranian, modern, and western instruments. The result is an experience that respects, enchants, and elevates the soul, in a way that only the best art can do.