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Tigran Ch'ukhajyan

Tigran Gevorki Chukhajian (Armenian: Տիգրան Չուխաճեան, Turkish: Dikran Çuhacıyan; 1837 – March 11, 1898) was an Ottoman Armenian composer and conductor, and the founder of the first opera institution in the Ottoman Empire. He is considered the first opera composer in Turkish history.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1837 (Istanbul), Died 1898 (İzmir)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33739 10-in. 11/2/1925 S'agapo se potho Tetos Demetriades (Τετος Δημητριαδης) Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ch'ukhajyan, Tigran," accessed October 27, 2020,

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"Ch'ukhajyan, Tigran." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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