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INTRODUCING ROUBEN HAKHVERDIAN

Rouben Hakhverdian was born in Yerevan in 1950, where he worked at the State Television Network and studied at the capital’s Theatre Institute. He earned a degree in Television and Theatre Direction in 1975.


A self-taught musician and poet, Hakhverdian has written and staged a number of musicals, of which “Satan’s Watermill” is a popular influences, Hakhverdian’s music has also been shaped by popular music of the 60s. He performs eccentric, extraordinary music by guitar. He is grateful to Armenian outstanding poet Hamo Sahyan for the lyrics of his songs. Today, Hakhverdian is celebrated as a modern troubadour (composer, poet, performer) in both, Armenia and the Diaspora.

AWARDS

Movses Khorenatsi medal, 1998

Gold Medal of the Ministry of Culture, 2006

In 2008 Hakhverdyan's album "For Children from the Age of 0 to 100 Years Old" won

"Ara and Maral" Award by Tekeyan Cultural Union