Tamara KHANUM, Actress; folk singer and dancer; Popular Artist of USSR. Real name: Tamara Artemovna PETROSYAN. three: Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; Stalin Prize, 1941. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.
KHANUM, Tamara was born in 1906.
Graduated Moscow Theatrical Technicum.
1921 stage debut; member, musical and ethnographical ensemble “First Uzbek Ethnographical Group”, Uzbek Musical Theater. 1935 participated in International Dance Festival, London. Since 1937 with Uzbek Philharmonic Society.
Performed in Austria, England, Hungary, China, Norway, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia.