Ofelya Hambardzumyan

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Ofelya Hambardzumyan
Birth nameОфе́лия Ка́рповна Амбарцумя́н
Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan
Born(1925-01-09)January 9, 1925
Yervan, Armenia
OriginArmenian
DiedJune 13, 2016(2016-06-13) (aged 91)
Genresfolk singer

Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan (Armenian: Օֆելյա Կարապետի Համբարձումյան, January 9, 1925 – June 13, 2016) was an Armenian folk singer.[1] She was known as the "Queen of Armenian Song".[2] 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.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ofelya Hambardzumyan: Queen of Armenian Song". Armenian Diaspora Museum. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  2. "ՕՖԵԼՅԱ ՀԱՄԲԱՐՁՈՒՄՅԱՆ" [Ofelya Hambardzumyan]. AV Production. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  3. Ofelya Hambardzumyan dies at 91