Vardan Mkrtichevich Adzhemyan

Vardan Mkrtichevich Adzhemyan

Birth
Van, Van, Turkey
Death 24 Jan 1977 (aged 71)
Yerevan, K'aghak' Yerevan, Armenia
Burial Yerevan, K'aghak' Yerevan, Armenia
Memorial ID 27538338 · View Source
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Theatre director, national actor of the USSR, and general director of Sundukian Theatre. Born in Van, he studied in Yerevan and Moscow. In 1928 he founded the Second Armenian State Theatre (Gyumri State Theatre) and in 1939 moved to Yerevan Sundukian Theatre, becoming its artistic director. He directed Alexander Shirvanzade's "For the Honour" (1939), William Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands" (1961), Papazian's "Rock" (1944), Nairi Zarian's "Ara Geghetsik" (1946), and several musical presentations. He was awarded the State Prizes of the USSR (1951) and Armenian SSR (1971). He is buried with his wife actress Arus Asrian.


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  • Created by: Paul S.
  • Added: 13 Jun 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27538338
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vardan Mkrtichevich Adzhemyan (15 Sep 1905–24 Jan 1977), Find a Grave Memorial no. 27538338, citing Komitas Pantheon, Yerevan, K'aghak' Yerevan, Armenia ; Maintained by Paul S. (contributor 18204635) .