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Emin Sabitoglu to be commemorated in Baku [VIDEO]

18 May 2017 [16:45] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

The Heydar Aliyev Palace will host a concert to honor memory of the well-known Azerbaijani composer, Emin Sabitoglu, on June 3.

The event honoring the great musician will be attended by prominent representatives of Azerbaijani music such as Yalcin Rzazade, Flora Karimova, Azer Zeynalov, Brilliant Dadashova, Nazperi Dostalieva, Anvar Sadikhov as well as Honored Artists of Azerbaijan Anar Shushali, Zakir Aliyev, Teymur Amrah, Lala Mammadova and others.

They will perform the most beloved songs of the composer.

Tickets prices is 20-60 AZN ( $11-35). They are available in all ticket offices of the city and website:

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The outstanding Azerbaijani composer, author of numerous well-known Azerbaijani songs Emin Sabitoglu was born in 1937 in the family of Azerbaijani writer Sabit Rahman. After graduation from musical school in Baku he entered Gara Garayev's class at Baku Conservatoire. Later he was transferred to Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky .

In 1961, Sabitoglu began to work as music editor in film studio “Azerbaijanfilm”. Also, he worked as art director of the State Philarmony, and gave lessons at the State Conservatory named after Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

The most popular songs of composer include " Gilavar", " Agh chicheyim", "Senin uchun", the operetta " Hijran", the libretto of which was written by his father Sabit Rahman etc.

Besides that, Sabitoglu wrote songs for many films, including "Tahmina", "The Last night of the year ", "Dede Korkut"," The first love of Baladadash” and so on.

He died in 2000, at the age of 63.

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