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Who is Alan Hovhaness?
Alan Hovhaness was an Armenian-American composer. He was one of the most prolific 20th-century composers, with his official catalog comprising 67 numbered symphonies and 434 opus numbers. However, the true tally is well over 500 surviving works since many opus numbers comprise two or more distinct works.
- also known as A. Hovhaness; Alan Hovaness; Hovhaness, Alan; Alan Vaness Chakmakjian; Ալան Յովհաննէս
- born on (104 years ago) in Somerville, child of Haroutioun Hovanes Chakmakjian and Madeleine Scott
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Film score composer, composer
- died on (15 years ago) in Seattle
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by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis
Alan Hovhaness has set Ha ̄fiz and written poetry about Ha ̄fiz. Blair Fairchild has set English translations of Ha ̄fiz verse; N. N. Cherpnin ...
by Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong
painter Arshile Gorky, composer Alan Hovhaness, film director Rouben Mamoulian, journalist Ben Bagdikian and Pulitzer Prize ...
by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler
Alan Hovhaness. Went to Paris on Fulbright in '52, stud. w. Nadia Boulanger and Arthur Honegger. After ret. to US in '53, went to NYC, perf. and rec. w. Max Roach ; Clifford Brown; Howard McGhee; w. Tadd Dameron in Atlantic City; same yr., ...
by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Archie Minasian, Peter Manuelian, James Mago- rian, David Kherdian, Helen Pilibosian, Ralph Setian, Alan Hovhaness, Leo Hamalian, Vaughn Koumjian, Mary Avakian Freericks, Harold Bond, ...
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