Hamo Sahyan

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Hamo Sahyan
Համո Սահյան
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Hamo Sahyan
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, also known as Hmayak Sahaki Grigoryan; April 14, 1914 – July 17, 1993) was an Armenian poet and translator.


In 1939 Sahyan graduated from the Baku Pedagogical institute. In 1941 he moved to Yerevan, and 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. Sahyan died in 1993 and was buried at Komitas Pantheon in Yerevan.[2]


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