|Shahram Azar was born in Abadan, in the Province of Khozestan, south of Iran.
He had a great talent for music since he was very young. He began singing when he was in elementary school and attracted
many youngsters from his school.
During his high school he became very interested in playing an instrument called "Melodica"
and started learning to play the instrument. In a very short time, he played the instrument so well, that he participated
in several music contests. He won the competition in the Province of Khozestan and twice in the country itself.
After a period of
time, he started playing an electronic keyboard. During his years in high school, he formed a band called "Stones".
After performing several concerts in Abadan and other cities in the Province of Khozestan, this band became very well-known
in the Province.
After his graduation from
high school, Shahram Azar and his band were invited by one of the well-known club owners of Tehran (the capital
city of Iran), to play music for famous singers. He then moved with his band to Tehran and there he began composing
music and recording songs for popular singers.
|At the age of 19, he composed
a song for one of the famous female singers "Betty" called "Hele Dan Dan". This became one of the top ten songs
He then followed a course in "Orchestration" and graduated from Tehran's World Music Conservatory.
revolution in 1979, music was banned and all entertainment centers were closed down. Shahram Azar
then returned to Abadan. Shortly after the Gulf war in 1980, he returned back to Tehran and in 1984, he left for
||Shortly after his arrival in
Germany, Shahram Azar joined a German band. After a year, through a German record company "Aronda",
he released a record called "Talk to You". One year later, he composed a song called "Hi Ho", recorded and released
by "Global Record Company" which became one of the top twenty songs in Germany.|
1987, Shahram Azar together with one of his high school friends, Behzad Pishrow, drum player, formed "Sandy".
When Sandy's first CD, "Begu Doostamdari" was released in 1993,
this group attracted many youth. When Sandy's second CD, "Dokhtare Hadjialmas" was released in
1994, it brought about an enormous breakthrough for Sandy and attracted many fans from all over the world.
Sandy released his 3rd CD, "Ding Dang", in 1996 "Cobra", in 1998 "Top Singer" and then released
his latest CD in 2000 "Raghse Javoona".
Shahram Azar is the composer and lyric
writer of all of Sandy's albums.
Shahram Azar composed a song "Rambo" for a German female singer, named B. Kiney. This song "Rambo"
was broadcasted all over the world by Pilz Music Company. After a couple of months, it was rated number 9
on the top ten pop music in Germany, number 18 on the top twenty pop music in Austria and number 21 on the top thirty pop
music in Switzerland.
Shahram Azar is married and has 2 sons, the older, "Khashayar"
and the youngest, "Daniel Kourosh".
In 1998, Shahram Azar together with his family moved from Germany
to the United States of America and now resides in Los Angeles where he pursues his music career.