Aleksandr ARUTYUNYAN, USSR Composer and pianist. Artistic Director, Yerevan Philharmonic, since 1954; board member, USSR Union of Composers, since 1957; board member, Armenian Union of Composers, since 1952. two medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1952.
ARUTYUNYAN, Aleksandr was born in 1920 in Yerevan.
1941 graduated Yerevan Conservatory. 1948 studied at Armenian House of Culture, Moscow.
During World War II pianist, Yerevan Garrison Song and Dance Ensemble. 1952-1956 Deputy Chairman, Armenian Union of Composers.