Edgar Hovhannisyan

Composer

Edgar Hovhannisyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia on January 14th, 1930 and is the Composer. At the age of 68, Edgar Hovhannisyan biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 14, 1930
Nationality
Armenia
Place of Birth
Yerevan, Armenia
Death Date
Dec 28, 1998 (age 68)
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Profession
Composer, Film Score Composer, Music Pedagogue
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Edgar Hovhannisyan Life

He graduated from Yerevan State Conservatory in 1953 and later pursued post-graduate studies at the Moscow Conservatory, where he worked with respected Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian. In Yerevan's 1962--1968, he was the conductor of the State Opera and Ballet Theater.

Hovhannisyan is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century's most influential Armenian composers. He is the creator of ballets including "Janna D'Ark," "Sulamif," and "Marmar." He also experimented with various musical styles, including neo-classical, folk-based styles, and even jazz, as in "Concert Variations for Saxophone and Jazz Orchestra," opera ("The Journey to Arzrum"), and several vocal-orchestral performances (e.g. Many film scores were included in the oratorio "Grikor Nagatsi," Yerevan's hymn, as well as several film scores.

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Edgar Hovhannisyan Awards

Awards

  • State Prize of the USSR (1979),
  • State Prize of Armenian SSR (1967).