Mario Taghadossi was born in Tehran in 1958. He studied violin and singing in his hometown
Tehran. With his talent for music he managed to obtain a scholarship from the Iranian Opera
Company to study in Los Angeles, USA.

In Los Angeles he completed his singing education, after which he attended the famous
Juilliard School, where he took part in the “Master Classes”, with “Sherill Milnes”,
“Renate Tebaldi” and “Luciano Pavarotti”. At the age of 21, Taghadossi won the first
prize in the “Artist of the Future” voice contest.

From 1983 to 1986 the Baritone was engaged at the Vienna State Opera. Following
which he traveled to Germany on a contract an gave various performances in big cities
e.g. Bremerhaven, Krefeld, Mönchengladbach, Oberhausen, Dortmund, Frankfurt,
Wiesbaden, Düsseldorf, Kiel, Aachen, etc.

Among his foreign performances, his tour of Leningrad and Japan rate as one of the best performances. Mario Taghadossi has a large opera repertoire exceeding 36 parts. Recently
he performed the major part of Rinuccio in a musical that was composed and led by
Mr. Rahbari, another Iranian artist.

The Musical was played by the Belgian Radio & Television Orchestra.

At the moment he is working on some Persian classical and folkloric songs. He has already
produced a CD with some selected pieces from his present work. One of his new
CD-Productions is called “WORLD HITS”. This Album consists of famous Italian, English and
German songs.

He also recorded the opera “La Fanciulla Del West” with the "Hessischen
Rundfunk Orchestra in Frankfurt" with “Gwenth Jones” and “Marcello Viotti”.