Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Hajibeyov, Uzeyir

(1885-1948), Azerbaijani and Soviet composer, he grew up in the rich cultural and musical heritage, learned to play violin and other instruments at the Pedagogical Seminary, he helped found the Baku Academy of Music, and the Azerbaijan Philharmonic Society. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani classical music and opera.

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