About this Performance
Googoosh is a legendary Iranian singer and actress whose career spans over 60 years across music and film, with her first appearance on stage being when she was just 3 years old. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, she played and starred in numerous successful blockbuster films and in 1968, she released her first single which is the highest selling record in Iranian history. Googoosh quickly became the most prolific performing and recording artist in Iran, releasing 150 records between 1968 and 1979. After the Islamic revolution of Iran in 1979, which banned women from singing in public, she was arrested and imprisoned in Tehran under house arrest for 21 years. Since her return to the stage in the summer of 2000, she has sold out concerts all around the globe and has performed at some of the biggest and most respected venues in the world including Madison Square Garden in New York, Air Canada Centre in Toronto, The Royal Albert Hall in London, and endless others.See other concerts in this series
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