Gayane Chebotaryan

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Gayane Chebotaryan[1] (8 November 1918, Rostov-on-Don–16 January 1998, Moscow) was an Armenian composer and musicologist. She was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory.[2] She studied composition with K'usnaryan and piano with Moisei Khalfin. In 1947 she took a teaching position with the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory where she was appointed professor in 1977. She was made an Honored Art Worker of the Armenian SSR in 1965, and published a work on the polyphonic characteristics of Aram Khachaturian in 1969.[3]


Selected works include:

  • Piano Trio
  • Suite, for orchestra No. 2
  • Six Preludes
  • Polifonicheskii al'bom dlia iunoshestva. 13 fortepiannykh p'es collection, 1975

Her work has been recorded and issued on CD, including:

  • Armenian Piano Trios, Audio CD (September 20, 2004) Et'Cetera, ASIN: B0006Z2LEC


  1. ^ "Gayane Chebotaryan (C'ebotaryan)". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 April 2014.
  2. ^ Dees, Pamela Youngdahl (2004). A Guide to Piano Music by Women Composers: Women born after 1900.
  3. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). ISBN 9780393034875. Retrieved 12 January 2011.

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