This website is atributed to the famous Kurdish Singer
which he lived from 1921 to 1972
Welcome to Hassan Zirak's Website
Hassan Zirak (1921-1972)
Hassan Zirek, was born in 1921 in
Hermila, a small village in the Bookan region, The
Iranian part of Kurdistan. He showed his talent for singing in his early
age. Zirek suffered very much in his life and he was
forced to go to exile where he experienced a very hard life, jailed
and tortured several times.
In 1953 left for Kurdistan of Iraq and recorded a great number of songs
in Kurdish for Kurdish section of the Baghdad broadcasting station.
In 1957 when he was 30 returned to Kurdistan of Iran for cooperation
with music band of the Kurdish radio station in Kermanshah city where
he recorded many Kurdish songs.
With his own style to Kurdish songs, he renewed hundreds of Kurdish
folk songs. Zirek and his wife Midya Zand had two daughters
(Arezoo & Sakar) who currently live in Tehran, Iran.
Hassan Zirek died from cancer at age 51 in 26 June 1972 and was
buried in his native city Bokan. He is still one of the most popular
and well known singers in Kurdistan.
122 Songs for Hassan
Zirak are available for Download !