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

List features people like Serj Tankian, Anastas Mikoyan Jr., and many more

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

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Anastas Mikoyan Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Songwriters from Armenia
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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 ventures. During the Soviet time he was forbidden as a dissident, and was not allowed to go abroad. From the very beginning of perestroika he started numerous innovative projects which were some of the first post-Soviet era private enterprises, and helped pave the way for Russian show business in the new era. In the second half of the 1980s, Namin vividly demonstrated that he was a pioneer in the new ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Ontronik "Andy" Khachaturian is an Armenian–American, musician, producer and DJ. He is known for being the original co-founder/drummer of the Grammy Award-winning rock band System of a Down and founder/lead singer of the alt-progressive rock band The Apex Theory. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Arto Tunçboyacıyan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Songwriters from Armenia
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Arto Tunçboyacıyan is an American musician of Armenian descent. A famous avant-garde folk artist, he appeared on more than 200 records in Europe before arriving in the United States, where he went to work with numerous jazz legends including Chet Baker, Marc Johnson, Al Di Meola, and Joe Zawinul as well as a semi-regular stint with Paul Winter and the Earth Band. Arto fronts his own group called the Armenian Navy Band. He also worked with Turkish singer Sezen Aksu and the Greek singer Eleftheria Arvanitaki. His brother Onno Tunç was also a musician. He is also a member of the band Night Ark. He has won a Grammy award. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Songwriters from Armenia
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Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes. He has written more than 1,200 songs, sung in eight languages, sold more than 180 million records. He is one of France's most popular and enduring singers. He has been dubbed France's Frank Sinatra, while music critic Stephen Holden has described Aznavour as "French pop deity." He is also arguably the most famous Armenian of his time. In 1998, Aznavour was named Entertainer of the Century by CNN and users of Time Online from around the globe. He was recognized as the century's ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 93

Birthplace: Paris, France

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