Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tchouhadjian, Tigran

Tigran Tchouhadjian(1837-1898), Armenian composer, conductor, public activist and the founder of the first opera institution in the Ottoman Empire. He studied in Armenia and then in Milan, Italy. He used the elements of European musical techniques and Armenian folk melodies in his works. He created the first Armenian opera(Arshalk II), he composed operas, piano pieces, songs, chamber music and symphonic works.

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