Aram Khachaturian

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Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (Armenian: Արամ Եղիայի Խաչատրյան6 June 1903 in Tiflis – 1 May 1978 in Moscow) was a significant Soviet-Armenian composer. He studied the cello in the 1920s and went to the Moscow Conservatory in 1929. He composed several symphonies and a ballet called Gayane.[1] His music was mainly influenced by the folk music of Armenia.

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