Born 1947 , 28 March in Tehran

Shahin (Shaheen) Farhat is a prolific Iranian composer studied in Tehran University where he got bachelor’s degree in music, later he studied with the well-known American composer Ezra Laderman in the state University of New York in Binghamton, where he got his

He continued his post graduation works in the in France. His doctorate thesis was about the works of Iranian composers. Farhat is the professor of music and the head department of music in University of Tehran.