On Oct. 17, 1989, the late maestro Morteza Hananeh passed away. The maestro Hananeh was born in an educated family On March 3, 1923. His father was among lecturers of science and art in Iran. After graduation from the Music Academy, Morteza Hananeh was elected as the best soloist in Tehran symphonic orchestra. In the years after he continued his musical education in the Music Institute of Vatican in subjects such as composition and harmony. He returned to Iran in 1961 and a year after he formed a symphonic orchestra called the Great Farabi Orchestra to conduct Persian music for Radio Iran. Many works have been left from maestro Hannaneh. One of them is the anthem "Martyrs’ Motherland" that Hannaneh organized, performed and recorded himself and dedicated it to the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran.