Gohar Gasparyan with her students. Left to right: Karine Jalalbekyan (Armenia), Mari Tombulian (Greece), Yelena Hovhannisyan (Armenia), Gohar Gasparyan, Armenuhi Tovmasian (USA), David Varjabed (Canada), Shakeh Aschyan (Armenia), Ellada Chakhoyan (Armenia), Olga Zakharyan (Armenia).
Gohar Gasparyan (Armenian: Գոհար Գասպարյան; 14 December 1924 – 16 May 2007) also known as the "Armenian nightingale", was an Armenian opera singer.
Born in an Armenian family in Cairo, Gasparyan studied at a Music Academy in the city. In 1948, she migrated to SovietArmenia along with thousands of other Armenians from the Middle East.
^Rouben Paul Adalian Historical Dictionary of Armenia 2010 Page 454 "The soprano Gohar Gasparian (1924–2007) monopolized the opera house in Yerevan, and Lusine Zakarian (1937–92) performed a wide range of Armenian music including concertized sacred music.