Khuraman Gasimova

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Xuraman Qasımova
Birth nameKhuraman Akram gizi Gasimova
Born (1951-06-06) June 6, 1951 (age 67)
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR
OriginAzerbaijan Azerbaijan
GenresOpera
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
Websiteoperadivas.info

Khuraman Gasimova (Azerbaijani: Xuraman Qasımova) is an opera singer and actress from Azerbaijan.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Khuraman Gasimova was born on June 6, 1951, in the former Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic capital city of Baku. In 1975 she graduated from Baku Academy of Music. She has been the soloist of Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater since 1976. Her opera repertoire has included roles in the modern works of Azerbaijani composers Fikret Amirov and Uzeyir Hajibeyov. In the standard opera canon, Gasimova's repertoire includes the roles of Mimi and Muzetta (La bohème), Desdemona (Otello), Aida (Aida), and Tatiana (Eugene Onegin).

While she was in school, she appeared in such films as The Elevator Operator Girl, But I Was Not Beautiful and The Life Examines Us. Later, she achieved success as a singer.[2]

Awards[edit]

In 1981, Gasimova was awarded first prize at the Maria Callas Grand Prix, an international opera competition held in Athens [3]

In 1988, she was awarded the silver medal at the 8th Tchaikovsky International Competition. In 1986, she was named a People’s Artist of Azerbaijan for her creative achievements. She also is a laureate of the State Prize of the Azerbaijani Republic and the Lenin Komsomol Prize. On June 3, 2011 she was named to the Sheref Order (Order of Glory) by the President of Azerbaijan.[4][5][6][7]

Filmography[edit]

  • From Heart to Heart (2007)
  • Maestro Niyazi (2007)
  • Film Director Hasan Seyidbeyli (2002)
  • Our Sorrow…Our Pride (1998)
  • Ring (1995)
  • Constructors of the Future (1982)
  • Land of Music (1981)
  • Uzeyir’s Life (1981)
  • The Life Examines Us (1972)
  • But I Was Not Beautiful (1968)
  • Gypsy Girl (1966)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xuraman Əkrəm qızı Qasımova". BMA. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12.
  2. ^ "Хураман Касимова". kino-teatr.ru.
  3. ^ "Fidan və Xuraman Qasımovalar".
  4. ^ "Хураман Касимова награждена орденом "Шараф"". kino-news.day.az.
  5. ^ "Хураман Касимова". kino-teatr.ru.
  6. ^ "Хураман Касимова награждена орденом "Шараф"". 1news.az. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.
  7. ^ "Xuraman Qasımova "Şərəf" ordeni ilə təltif edilib". trend.az.