Agshin Alizadeh



Who is Agshin Alizadeh?

Agshin Aligulu Alizade May 22, 1937, Baku – May 3, 2014, Baku is a Soviet and Azerbaijani composer, People's Artist of the Azerbaijani SSR.

Alizade made a significant contribution to the development of the Azerbaijani ballet. He was the creator of the first in Azerbaijan heroic epic ballet "Babak", established in 1979 on the poem by Ilya Selvinsky. The next ballet "Journey to the Caucasus", which reflected the events of the history of Azerbaijan and the image of the poet Khurshidbanu Natavan and the French writer Alexandre Dumas, embodied the vital problems of modern history, as if expressing the principle of "the past in the present." The same trend projections of past events in modern life emerged in the last one-act ballet "Waltz of Hope."

Alizade headed the Union of Composers of Azerbaijan, was the Secretary of the Union of Soviet Composers. People's Artist of Azerbaijan SSR, laureate of State Prize.

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on July 23, 2013


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