music.iranianarchives.org - Hossein Alizâdeh (Persian: حسین علیزاده) (b. 1950, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian musician and composer. He comes from a traditional training. He learned the Radif of Persian classical music with various masters of the tradition including Houshang Zarif, Ali Akbar Shahnazi, Noor Ali Boroomand, Mahmood Karimi, Abdollah Davami, Yusef Forutan, and Saeed Hormozi, and later recorded the entire body of the Radif based on the interpretation of Mirza Abdullah for Tar and Setar. He also received a B.A. in Music Composition and Performance from the University of Tehran, and later studied Composition and Musicology at the University of Berlin. He has taught at the University of Tehran and the Tehran Music Conservatory. Alizadeh has led a solo career, performing both in Iran and throughout North America, Europe and Asia.