Javad Maroufi, an Iranian musician, composer and pianist, was born in 1912 in Tehran. His father, Mousa Maroufi, was a master of string and played an important role in his son's entry into the music arena. Maroufi has been teaching music in Tehran's schools since the age of 21. He also directed the number one orchestra and led the flower orchestra. Javad Maroufi died in Tehran on December 6, 1993.