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Hossein Gol e Golab, 1895-1985
Hossein Gol-e-Golab (Persian حسین گلگلاب also given as Hosayn Golgolab, (1895 – March 13, 1985) was a polymath Iranian scholar and musician who wrote the patriotic anthem Ey Iran.
Gol-e-Golab was born in Kerman, and studied at the Elmiya School and Dar-ul-Funun university, which is now known as the University of Tehran.
Gol-e-Golab never lost his interest in music, finding time to translate Western operas into his native Persian while teaching and writing on botany and serving on the Academy of Persian Language and Literature, to which he was appointed 1935.