Shusha Guppy


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Shushā (Shamsi) Guppy (24 December 1935, Tehran, Iran — 21 March 2008, London, United Kingdom), was a writer, editor and, under the name of "Shusha", a singer of Persian and Western folk songs. She had lived in London since the mid 1960s.

Early life

Her father, Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammad-Kāzem Assār was a distinguished Shia theologian and Professor of ... more »

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  • ''It is very important not to become hard. The artist must always have one skin too few in comparison to other people, so you feel the slightest wind.''
    Shusha Guppy (b. 1938), Persian singer, author. Interview in Guardian (London, April 6, 1988).
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