Sergei Aslamazyan

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Sergei Zakharovich Aslamazyan, also Aslamazian (Armenian: Սերգեյ Զաքարի Ասլամազյան, Russian: Серге́й Захарович Асламазя́н; 27 January 1897 – 27 September 1978) was a Soviet Armenian cellist, composer, People's Artist of Armenian SSR (1945), awarded the Stalin Prize (1946). He was a co-founder and a member of Komitas Quartet from 1925 to 1968. He was the author of quartet versions of Komitas works. From 1947 he was a professor at Moscow State Conservatory.

Selected works[edit]

  • Melodie for viola and piano
  • Suite on Armenian Folk Songs for string quartet (1950)
  • Variations on a Theme by Paganini for string quartet (1961)