Hesam Faryad (Singer, lyricist & Melodist) was born on September 8th, 1980 in Tehran, Iran. His poetic father known for his vibrant voice, entertained and performed for the local population. From the tender age of five Hesam sang with his father and quickly acquired the ability to perform live. It was at this age that he sang the popular song “To Ey Pari Kojaie” at many gatherings for family and friends.
At the age of eight he started taking Tombak lessons at Malek Music Institution with Master Izad Kaviani. When he was only nine he made an appearance in a movie by the name “One Mistake” which was a project of Kanoone Parvaresh Fekri Koodakan. This movie was directed by “Ghodratollah Solh Mirzaie”. He wrote his first poem “Ghobare Cheshmhat”, and his first melody at the age of ten. At around the same age he started to take “Radif” lessons at “Talar Vahdat” with “Master Karim Saleh Azimi”.
He was only seventeen years old when one of the greatest Iranian composers “Mohammad Shams” saw his live performance in Luxembourg. He was so taken by the power of his voice, and became determine to make a record with him. In 1999 his first official album “NAHANG” was released by “Wave Production Recording Company”. This album was a combination of his lyrics and melodies alongside with those of Master Shams & Iraj Heet. He began to receive recognition for his young, strong and powerful voice within the Iranian music Industry.
So far five albums and many single songs of him have been released by various recording companies in “USA, Europe & Canada” or on the internet such as:
. Nahang 1999 (Wave Production/Belgium)
. Space 2003 (Nimad Music# Publishing/ Germany)
. Ghazal , 2006 (Pars Video/ USA, LA)
. Takderakht 2010 (HFMusic Production /Canada )
. Nafass noosh 2012 (Nimad Music
During the years of his professional singing career Hesam Faryad has been instructed and trained on his Vocals, music theories and some composition by his masters Iraj Heet,Mohammad Shams and Nimad. He has also worked with other Iranian composers, arrangers and poets such as: Eric Arconte, Andranic, Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh, Seroje,Fred Mirza,Dr.Esmail Khoie, Dr Zhaleh Esfahani,Shahriar Dadvar, Mina Asadi,Zari Minouie,M.Ali Shakibaie, Iraj Fatemi,M.Ali Esfahani,Reza Parhizkari and…
As a Soloist he has done performances in other languages such as English, French, Arabic and Turkish for Iranian and non-Iranian audiences with String Symphony Orchestra of Brussels, String Philharmonic Orchestra of Paris, Choral of Radio France and Philharmonic of Sofia of Bulgaria.
After living abroad for almost two decades he continues to follow Iranian Music and Cinema. He remains down to earth, because his simple family background reminds him of his ordinary roots. He has a gifted voice whose musical breadth knows no boundaries. Singing to audiences on every continent, Hesam Faryad wants to win the heart of everyone by digging deep down into his soul and finding common threads with his fans.