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Edvard Mikhailovich Mirzoian

composer

Edvard Mirzoian, USSR Composer.

Background

Mirzoian, Edvard was born on May 12, 1921 in Gori.

Education

Pupil of S. Barkhudarian and V. Tal’ian. Pupil of G. Litinskii, V. Tsukerman, N. Peiko and N. Rakov.

Career

Son of the composerM. Mirzoian (1888-1958). Graduated from the Erevan Conservatory,1941. In the army, March-November1942.

Studied at the musical studio of the House of Armenian Culture,1946. Returned to Erevan, 1948. Taught composition at the Erevan Conservatory from 1949.

Professor from 1965. Influenced by Armenian folk music.