Liraz interview: “I refuse to be silenced like women in Iran" | Songlines
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Liraz interview: “I refuse to be silenced like women in Iran, who see my videos and tell me ‘Thank you!’”

By Jane Cornwell

The Israeli-Iranian singer and actress Liraz talks to Jane Cornwell about rediscovering her Iranian roots, singing in Persian and the risks taken to fulfil her desire to record with fellow Iranian musicians

Liraz By Ronen Fadida (4)

Liraz (photo: Ronen Fadida)

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