Noshahr, Mazandaran Prov, June 11, IRNA – Iranian vocalist Habib Mohebian known as Habib died in this northern Iranian province on Friday at the age of 63.


Spokesman for emergency center of Mazandaran Zakaria Ashkpour told IRNA that the singer-composer Habib passed away due to cardiac arrest.

Habib was living in a village in the vicinity of Ramsar city in Mazandaran.

Habib was born in Shemiran, north of Tehran, in September 1952.

He left Tehran in 1981 and moved to Los Angeles, US, three years later.

In 2009, Habib sent a letter to the then Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad asking for returning home.

Ahmadinejad accepted his request and Habib retuned to Iran.

'Mard-e Tanha-ye Shab' (The Lone Man in the Night), 'Shahla' and 'Madar' (The Mother) were among the famous songs of Habib.