Barkhudaryan, S. (1898-1970) | University of Illinois Archives

Name: Barkhudaryan, S. (1898-1970)


Historical Note: An Armenian composer, pianist and educator. Born in Tiflis, Georgia, Barkhudaryan was educated first in Berlin, Germany, where he studied piano with Prof. Schultz during 1907 â?? 1909. Later, he entered the Petrograd Conservatory [now Saint Petersburg Conservatory], enrolling in the theory and composition classes of Maximilian Steinberg and Yosep Vitol. He graduated in 1915. Barkhudaryan taught in the conservatories of Tbilisi and later of Yerevan. In 1936, Sargis Barkhudaryan was named the Honored Worker of Georgian SSR and in 1960, the Peoples Artist of Armenian SSR. He has written mostly piano minatures. He died in Tbilisi and is buried in Yerevan. (From Armeniapedia.org)



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