Sipan Shiraz

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Sipan Shiraz
Sipan Shiraz.jpg
Born 1967
Yerevan, Armenia
Died 1997 (aged 29)
Yerevan, Armenia
Occupation Poet
Nationality Armenian
Genre Lyric poetry

Sipan Shiraz (Armenian: Սիփան Շիրազ) (1967, Yerevan – June 25, 1997, Yerevan) was an Armenian poet, sculptor and painter.


He was the son of Armenian poet Hovhannes Shiraz and his second wife, Shushanik. He studied at Yerevan Art Institute. Shiraz was an author of poetry books and memoirs about his father. A member of the Writers Union of Armenia, he also worked at Yerevan radio. According to poet Artashes Ghazaryan, "Sipan lived as a meteor".[1]

During his short life he published 7 books of poems. He is buried at Yerevan Central Cemetery’s Pantheon.[2]


  • Mahamerdz tari, Yerevan, 1992, 149 p., ISBN 5-550-00815-7
  • Hayrik, Yerevan, 1993, 103 p.
  • Selected poems, 2008, 272 p.


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