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Armen Tigranyan

Armen Tigrani Tigranian or Tigranyan or Dikranian (Armenian: Արմեն Տիգրանյան; 26 December 1879, Alexandropol – 10 February 1950, Tbilisi) was an Armenian music composer and conductor. His best-known works were two national operas, Anoush (premiere: Alexandropol, 4 (17) August 1912, the first opera performance in Armenia) and Davit Bek (1950); the latter of which premiered only months before his death and was his final composition.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 26th, 1879 (Gyumri), Died February 10th, 1950 (Tbilisi)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34268 10-in. 1/11/1926 Siroon ahtchig Hosrof Bagraduni Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1926-04-07-05] 10-in. 4/7/1926 Anoosh : Song Alexander Shishmanian Male vocal solo, with piano composer  


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"Tigranyan, Armen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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