Great musician Abdolvahab Shahidi dies at 99

Abdolvahhab Shahidi was born in Meymeh, Isfahan province, on 24 September 1922. He started his artistic activities in 1940s when he started singing and playing Santour and oud from master Esmail Mehrtash. His grandchild Ali Kheradmand wrote on his Instagram account that the master was not hospitalized due to getting infected with COVID-19, because he got the first dose of corona vaccine on May 5, 2021. In fact, Shahidi spent his last hours at the hospital due to his heart condition.