Unfortunately in 1971, as a result of an auto accident she lost her eyesight. This incident not only did not diminish her enthusiasm and passion for life and pursuit of excellence. It expanded the horizons of her imagination and God given talents. More than anything she dedicated her life to be the living proof that physical impairment should not limit the scope of the power of imagination, inspiration, and innovation. To achieve this goal Ms. Zangeneh dedicated her life, time and talent to help individuals with physical impairments.
Through active participation in all activities designed to provide better understanding and provide better facilities and accommodations for physically challenged all over the world. As part of this campaign, she utilized her heavenly voice by performing all over the world, including prestigious concert halls such as: PALAZZAO BARBERINI, ROME THE KENNEDY CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C. LINCOLN CENTER, NEW YORK CITY HERBST THEATER, SAN FRANCISCO HARVARD UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE SALMINO, PARIS HERCULES HALL, MUNICH WILSHIRE EBELL THEATER, LOS ANGELES ALSO IN JAPAN, AND MANY OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD She also performed as soloist, Beethoven Symphony # 9 with the Florida Symphonic Orchestra. In addition, Pari Zangeneh has studied and researched folk music of many different countries, and through her magnificent performances has promoted friendship and cooperation and coexistence between people with different cultures and this has led to her being awarded The # 1 Medal of Work, the International Gold Medal for Voice, and The Title of Ambassador of Good Will. More recently she has been writing especially for children and youth. All of her writing has been translated into Braille. Miss Zangeneh is an exceptional personality in the world of arts. In spite of her universal acclaim and fame she has remained as ordinary and common as the people she represents. Her love for ordinary folks and their life stories, feelings, cultures and traditions has tapped into an enormous reservoir of cultural heritage.
She has revitalized and preserved a wealth of melodious songs and stories that goes back to our ancestors. She touches our hearts and souls when she performs. She brings to life the Unknown, Forgotten and Neglected generations that otherwise would never survived. Her music and songs are pure, simple, innocent and free of the invasion of modern way of life and technology. All her life, Miss Zangeneh has utilized her talents and heavenly voice for the advancement of the arts and promotion of better understanding between the people of different culture and heritage. "Financial gain is not part of her philosophy of art." Pari truly is a people's performer and has remained so all of her life.
Her contributions will last for generations, not only because of her standing in the arts, but more so because she has been able to bring all people closer together and by elimination of the barriers between different cultures "well deserved to be named the Ambassador of Good Will." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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