Medea Abrahamyan

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Medea Abrahamyan
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Background information
Birth nameMedea Abrahamyan
Born8 March 1932
Yerevan, Transcaucasian SFSR
Died3 March 2021(2021-03-03) (aged 88)
Yerevan, Armenia
Occupation(s)cellist
Instrumentscello

Medea Abrahamyan (Armenian: Մեդեա Աբրահամյան; 8 March 1932 – 3 March 2021) was an Armenian cellist, People’s Artist of Armenian SSR (1980) and Professor of the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory (1983).

Abrahamyan performed in many countries, including France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Iceland, Korea, the United States, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, Syria, Lebanon, the republics of the former USSR and more.[1]

Alongside her concerts, Abrahamyan also lectured at Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory and the ten-year Tchaikovsky School for decades.[2]

She has taught students of different nationalities and educated generations of musicians in her classroom, which is now widely recognized in not only Armenia, but also abroad.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Zirin, Mary; Livezeanu, Irina; Worobec, Christine D.; Farris, June Pachuta (2015-03-26). Women and Gender in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia: A Comprehensive Bibliography Volume I: Southeastern and East Central Europe (Edited by Irina Livezeanu with June Pachuta Farris) Volume II: Russia, the Non-Russian Peoples of the Russian. Routledge. ISBN 9781317451976.
  2. qktheme. "BAGRATUNI Vache | Armenian World Orchestra". awo2015.com. Archived from the original on 2018-06-25. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  3. User, Super. "TEMPORARY EXHIBITION AND CONCERT DEVOTED TO THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VIOLONCELLIST MEDEA ABRAHAMYAN". www.gatmuseum.am. Retrieved 2017-09-18.