About Mehdi Sohaili
MEHDI SOHAILI, was born in TEHRAN on TEER 2, 1934.
Three of his immediate grand parents were born in
TEHRAN, and the fourth in SEMNAN. His mother was from
the great land of ISFAHAN. He is survived by his wife,
MEHRI and five children, SOHAIL, SOHAILA, SAMAN, SOHA,
He conducted variety of programs in the IRAN RADIO for
over thirty years. The most famous of these programs
was MOSHAAEREH. The other programs were: KAARVAANI AZ
SHER O MOOSEEGHEE, & BAZMEH SHAAERAAN.
In 1957, 8 short stories of this great POET were
translated & published in the Soviet Union.
His literary works include the following books:
ASHKEH MAHTAAB, SOROUDEH GHARN, NEGAAHEE DAR SOKUOT,
LAHZEHA VA SAHNEHA, BIA BAA HAM BEGEREEM, CHEH KONAM
DELAM AZ SANG KEH NEEST, CHASHMAANEH TO DAR AAYENAYE
ASHK, AVVALEEN GHAM O AAKHAREEN NEGAH, BOUYEH BAHAAR
MEEDAHAD, HEZAAR KHOUSHEH AGEEGH, MEHDI SOHEILI VA
GHAZAL, PARVAAZ DAR ASEMAANEH SHER, YEK ASEMAAN
SETAAREH, and TOLO MOHAMMAD.
The other works of this great POET are as follows:
KOLIAATEH SADI, KOLIAATEH SAAEB, GANJEH GHAZAL,
GANJVAAREYE SOHEILI, KAAREVANI AZ SHER and ZARBOL
MASALHAAYE MAROUFEH IRAN.
MEHDI SOHAILI's first book of POETRIES is ASHKE
MAHTAAB, published in 1347(1968.) This book has been
published over 25 times since and is the HIGHEST
PUBLISHED BOOK of POETRIES of any IRANIAN POET over
the last century.
MEHDI SOHAILI is the only CONTEMPORARY PERSIAN POET
who solely dedicated his life to LITERATURE. His
LITERARY work was the sole means of subsistence for
this POET, which is unprecedented amongst his peers of
his era. He believed in his God-given talents and
abilities and dedicated his life to the PERSIAN
LITERATURE & IRANIAN POETRY.
His famous LITERARY radio show, THE MOSHAEREH, on IRAN
RADIO, lasted 20 years until the IRANIAN REVOLUTION of
1979. In this program, a generation of IRANIANS
learned about POETRY & the FARSI LANGUAGE. This
highly ACADEMIC LITERARY PROGRAM was the longest
running LITERARY SHOW on IRAN RADIO, and one of the
top 3 longest running radio programs prior to the 1979