Flora Martirosyan

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Birthplace Gyumri
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Birth date 5 February 1957
Profession Singer

Yerevan To Host Last Farewell To Celebrated Singer

http://www.tert.am/en/news/2012/12/10/flora-martirosyan-hugharkavoruty/ 16:49 ~U 10.12.12

The last farewell to legendary Armenian singer Flora Martirosyan will be held in capital Yerevan on Tuesday morning.

According to a press release by the Ministry of Culture, the funeral service will be held in the Aram Khachatryan concert hall from 12:00 until 14:00 pm. The singer will be buried in the Yerevan City Pantheon later in the day.

An outstanding representative of the Armenian singing art, Martirosyan passed away on November 20. With her amazing voice and high mastery, she moved the hearts numerous Armenian and foreign music lovers for many years.

The singer was born on February 5, 1957 in Armenia's second largest city, Gyumri. After leaving a local musical school and a college, she pursued her musical education at the Komitas State Conservatory, majoring in folk song.

The Armenian Folk Instruments Ensemble, where Martirosyan was a soloist from 1976 until 1991, played a crucial role in the singer's career.

She then continued her work in the United States (in the 1990s), committing herself to the preservation of the Armenian nation's identity and the building of cultural bridges between the homeland and diaspora.

Back to Armenia in the late 1990s, she was the headmaster of Gyumri's Armen Tigranyan musical school for four year (1997-2001). From 2002 till 2008, Martirosyan became the founder and chief of the Burbank and Hollywood Musical schools.

In 2006 and 2007, she organized the Komitas International Song Contest in Yerevan brining together around 2,000 Armenian children from Armenia and foreign countries.

Martirosyan was the founder of the Artists for Peace Charity Foundation, which attracted world-renowned singers and Hollywood super-stars to raise a voice of protest against the Armenian Genocide and all crimes against humanity under the slogan Never Again.


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Flora Martirosyan's Star "Appears" In The Sky

21:22, 27 September, 2013

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 27, ARMENPRESS: Star after famous singer Flora Martirosyan was registered in the international catalogue of sky figures during Music week in Yerevan on September 24. Armenpress was informed from the organizers of Music week in Yerevan, that the document of international standard for star renaming will be brought to Armenia before the festival gala concert.

"Our beloved star will shine forever in infinite universe. Now a star is singing. Here is the voice of unique Flora.",- author is these words dedicated to Flora Martirosyan is the organizer of the festival, showman Emil Karat.

Flora Martirosyan died on November 22, 2012, at the age of 55, from some arisen difficulties after the gallbladder surgery.

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Facts about "Flora Martirosyan"
Birth dateFebruary 5, 1957 +
Birth day5 +
Birth monthFebruary +
Birth year1,957 +
Birthplace coordinates40° 47' 22", 43° 50' 51"Latitude: 40.7894444
Longitude: 43.8475
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Birthplace nameGyumri +
Person nameFlora Martirosyan +
ProfessionSinger +