Reflections on the birth and memorial days of famous people, as well as on holidays and important events will fill and enrich the cultural atmosphere of each of your days.
The broadcast is dedicated to the memory of the legend of the 20th century. Listen to his most famous poems and songs based on them, remember some vivid episodes of his life, and get acquainted with the characteristics given to him by critics of his time.
The Russian writer Leo Tolstoy who earned world fame was born on September 9, 1828.
Nikol Galanderian, a talented Iran-based Armenian composer, gifted conductor and pedagogue, was born on September 7, 1881.
Yevgeny Svetlanov, a classic of the performing art of the second half of the 20th century, a long-term Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the State Great Symphony Orchestra of the Soviet Union, was born on September 6, 1928.
Contemporary Armenian composer Eduard Hayrapetyan was born on September 5, 1949.
French writer, political scientist and diplomat, founder of the French literary romanticism François-René de Chateaubriand was born on September 4, 1768.
Anton Bruckner, one of the greatest representatives of musical romanticism, was born on September 4, 1824.
Russian composer and pianist Aleksandr Gurilyov was born on September 3, 1803.
Soprano Hasmik Papian, a famous representative of the modern opera art, was born on September 2, 1961.
Composer and violinist Sergey Aghajanyan, a prominent representative of Armenian music art, was born on September 1, 1929.
Famous Armenian prose writer, poet, playwright, publicist and translator Vahan Totovents was born on September 1, 1894.
Charlie Chaplin's daughter, Geraldine Chaplin, an actress who played in about 140 films, was born on July 31, 1944.
David Khanjyan, a classic of Armenian conductors' art, the artistic director and chief conductor of the Armenians State Philharmonic Orchestra from 1974 to 1981, was born on July 30, 1940.
The famous Russia-based Armenian marinist Ivan (Hovhannes) Aivazovsky was born on July 29, 1817.
The Italian famous conductor Riccardo Muti, chief conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini as well as the honorary director of the Rome Opera Theater, was born on July 28, 1941.
The Spanish composer, pianist, pedagogue, prominent figure Enrique Granados, who is also the founder of the Music Academy in Barcelona and of the modern Spanish piano school, was born on July 27, 1867.
Vakhtang Ananyan, one of the most popular Armenian writers and Honored Worker of Culture of the Armenian SSR, was born on July 26, 1928.
Italian composer and writer Benedetto Marcello was born on July 24, 1686.
Founder and Artistic Director of Yerevan State Chamber Choir Harutyun Topikyan, a famous representative of the contemporary Armenian conductor's art, was born on July 23, 1951.
People's Artist of Russia, artistic director of St. Petersburg Academic Ballet Theater Boris Eifman was born on July 22, 1946.
The world-renowned academic musician of the 20th century, American violinist Isaac Stern was born on July 21, 1920.
Minas Avetisyan, one of the most outstanding representatives of Armenian painting art, was born on July 20, 1928.
The world famous Italian poet of the Renaissance Francesco Petrarca was born on July 20, 1304.
The unquenchable star of Russian and world ballet, unsurpassed Giselle of the Bolshoi Theater Natalia Bessmertnova was born on July 19, 1941.