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Armenian composer Alexander Harutyunyan dies at 92

Armenian composer Alexander Harutyunyan dies at 92

PanARMENIAN.Net - Renowned Armenian composer Alexander Harutyunyan passed away on March 28 morning at the age of 92, Armenia's Composers and Musicians Union told PanARMENIAN.Net

Alexander Harutyunyan was born in 1920 in Yerevan. He graduated from Yerevan Conservatory's creative and piano departments in 1941, then improved his skills in Moscow Center of Armenian Culture in 1946-48.

In 1954-91 he has been artistic head of Armenian Philharmony, and lecturer with Yerevan Conservatory in 1970-2008.

Harutyunyan authored concerts featuring national classic and folk music, as well as symphonic pieces; he also composed music for theatre and movies (Hayfilm’s “About my friend”, 1958, “My heart sings” jointly with Konstantin Orbelyan, 1956, “Nahapet”, 1977, etc).

Composer was honored with numerous medals.

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