Farāmarz Pāyvar (Persian: فرامرز پایور) (February 10, 1932, Tehran – December 9, 2009, Tehran) was an Iranian santur player, composer and Ostad (master) of persian traditional music.
Pāyvar was born in Tehran, Iran, into an aristocratic and musical family, which was also famous for serving the court. His grandfather, Moìavaroldoleh, was a renowned painter in the court of Nāseraldin Shah. He also, was a fine musician and played the violin, the Setar and the Santur. His father, Ali Pāyvar, was both a painter and Professor of French at the University of Tehran.