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|Birth name||Офе́лия Ка́рповна Амбарцумя́н|
Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan
|Born||January 9, 1925|
|Died||June 13, 2016(aged 91)|
Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan (Armenian: Օֆելյա Կարապետի Համբարձումյան, January 9, 1925 – June 13, 2016) was an Armenian folk singer. She was known as the "Queen of Armenian Song". During her career, she was known for her soft voice. In 1944, she became a solo-singer for the Ensemble of Folk Instruments of the Radio of Armenia, where she dedicated her efforts to the ensemble headed by Aram Merangulyan.
Hambardzumyan died on June 13, 2016, aged 91.
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