Hamo Sahyan

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Hamo Sahyan
Համո Սահյան
Born (1914-04-14)April 14, 1914
Lor, Syunik, Russian Empire
Died July 17, 1993(1993-07-17) (aged 79)
Yerevan, Armenia
Occupation Poet, translator,


Hamo Sahyan (Armenian: Համո Սահյան; April 14, 1914, Lor village, Syunik - July 17, 1993, Yerevan, also Hmayak Sahaki Grigoryan) was an Armenian poet and translator.


He finished the Bakvi Pedagogical institute in 1939. In 1941 he returned to Yerevan, then served in the Soviet Navy during World War II.[1] He worked in "Avangard" and "Vozni" newspapers, edited "Grakan tert". The first collection of his poems was published in 1946. Sahyan was awarded by the State Prize of Armenia for his "Sezam, batsvir" (1972) book. Hamo Sahyan died in 1993. He is buried at Komitas Pantheon in Yerevan. [2]


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