Seyed AliAsgar Kurdestani
His father was Seyed NezamAdin, he was born in a religious family at
SalwatAbad Village in the neighborhood of Sanandaj city. His father sent him
to Sanandaj due to study at its schools and learn under the instruction of the
current teachers. Seyed AliAsgar was known SayAskar in Sanandaj.
Seyed AliAsgar's voice attracted attention of the interested and talented
people during his outset artisitc years. Afterwards many people become fans
of his voice. In his forty, he went to Tehran in order to record and compose of
different sings which some of them remain today. Although they have not
been recorded with high quality, but they are valuable legacy of Kurdish
He died in 1936 at the age of 54.
His voice has not been recorded before his
forty. According to a study which was done by Shaho Abdi on the works of
Seyed AliAsgar, about 15 two-sided disks were recorded from his voice which
today 14 disks are available. 10 disks from this collection belong to Mr.Hakaki
which were recorded in 1928 under a contract with Seyed AliAsgar.