Levon Ananyan

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Levon Ananyan
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Levon Ananyan, Yerevan, 2010
Born (1946-10-13)October 13, 1946
Koghb, Tavush, Armenia
Died September 2, 2013(2013-09-02) (aged 66)
Yerevan
Nationality Armenian
Occupation journalist and translator
Known for President of Writers Union of Armenia

Levon Ananyan (Armenian: Լևոն Զաքարի Անանյան; 13 October 1946 – 2 September 2013)[1] was an Armenian journalist and translator.

Biography[edit]

Born in Koghb, Tavush, Levon Ananyan was a graduate of the Yerevan State University, Department of Philology. He worked for a number of state journals. For approximately 25 years, he worked for the "Garoun" monthly.

In 1989, he became a member of the Writers Union of Armenia, and from 1990 – 2001 he was chief editor for "Garoun".

In 2001, he was elected President of the Writers' Union of Armenia. He was re-elected as the RA Writers' Union chairman in 2009.[2] He lectures at the Yerevan State University Department of Journalism. He was the president of the Noyemberyan NGO. He was also a member of the Journalists' Union.[3]

He authored many articles on social and political issues, which have been printed in the state press. He also translated and published Russian and English books to the Armenian language; he founded "Apollo" Publishers.

Works[edit]

  • Ananyan, Levon (2008). Chermak hogh, karmir hishoghutʻyun : antʻologia (in Armenian). Erevan, Armenia: HGM hratarakchʻutʻyun. ISBN 99941-74-95-9. OCLC 320623369. 
  • Ananyan, Levon (2006). Hushanver : tarber tarineri banasteghtsut?yunner [Souvenir] (in Armenian). Erevan, Armenia: Zangak 97. ISBN 99941-1-245-7. OCLC 301951097. 
  • Ananyan, Levon (2006). Dzon hayotsʻ lezvin : banasteghtsutʻyunner (in Armenian). Erevan, Armenia: HGM hratarakchʻutʻyun. OCLC 607761436. 
  • Turmoil, Yerevan, 2004
  • Drama on Stage and on the Screen, Yerevan, 1996
  • Roots and Foliage, Yerevan, 1987

Translations From Russian and English to Armenian[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Մահացել է Հայաստանի գրողների միության նախագահ Լևոն Անանյանը". Tert.am. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Final election results: Levon Ananyan is elected as RA Writers' Union Chairman". 4 July 2009: PanARMENIAN.Net. 4 July 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "WAU History". Writer's Union of Armenia. Retrieved 8 April 2011.