composers Famous Composers from Armenia

6.2k views 19 items Embed

List of notable or famous composers from Armenia, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Armenia and even some popular composers who immigrated to Armenia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Armenian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Armenia is included when available.

People on this list include Anastas Mikoyan Jr. and Aram Khachaturian.

This historic composers from Armenia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Armenian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Armenia?" These prominent composers of Armenia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Armenian composers.

Use this list of renowned Armenian composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (19 items)
Alexander Arutiunian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Armenia
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Alexander Grigori Arutiunian, also known as Arutunian, Arutyunyan, Arutjunjan or Harutiunian was an Armenian composer and pianist, Professor of Yerevan State Conservatory, widely known particularly for his Trumpet concerto described as flashy by the New York Times. He was awarded by the Stalin Prize ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1920-2012)

Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

see more on Alexander Arutiunian
Alexander Spendiaryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Armenia
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

Alexander Afanasyevich Spendiaryan was an Armenian music composer, conductor, founder of Armenian national symphonic music and one of the patriarchs of Armenian classical music. His compositions include the Almast opera and the Yerevan Etudes among others. ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1871-1928)

Birthplace: Kakhovka, Ukraine

see more on Alexander Spendiaryan

Alexey Ekimyan

Alexey Ekimyan also Alexey Gurgenovich Hekimyan was a famous Armenian-Russian composer, and author of popular songs. Ekimyan was also a General of Soviet militsia and was the head of Criminal Investigation Department of Moscow region. He was considered the only popular composer in the world who ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1927-1982)

Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

Anastas Mikoyan Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Armenia
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Stas Namin – Soviet and Russian musician, composer and producer, artist and photographer, theatre and movie director, founder and leader of The Flowers rock-band; founder, producer of Gorky Park rock-band, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Ballet-on-Ice, Moscow Music and Drama Thetre and others ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

see more on Anastas Mikoyan Jr.