Vahagn Davtyan

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Vahagn Davtyan (Armenian: Վահագն Դավթյան) (born August 15, 1922, Arabkir, Turkey - died 1996, Yerevan) was an Armenian writer.

Biography[edit]

Vahagn Davtyan's monument in Arabkir district of Yerevan, Sculptor Levon Tokmajyan

He was born in the town of Arapgir in Turkey.

Davtyan was honoured promoter of the culture (1970) and an editor.

He translated the works of Alexander Pushkin, Sergei Yesenin, Sándor Petőfi, Alexander Blok, etc. The main theme of his works were fatherland, human, his work and emotions. He mainly wrote poems and ballads. He died in 1996 in Yerevan, in the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic. Vahagn Davtyan is buried at Komitas Pantheon which is located in the city center of Yerevan. [1]

Works[edit]

His works were printed since 1935. In his poem collections "First Love" («Առաջին սեր», 1947) and "The Morning of the World" («Աշխարհի առավոտը», 1950) were expressed the emotions of the participants of the German-Soviet War.

The poem "A Way Along the Heart" («Ճանապարհ սրտի միջով», 1952) was presented to Hunan Avetisyan.

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