Armenian Singer, Songwriter Hayko Dies Aged 48
Armenian Singer, Songwriter Hayko Dies Aged 48
  • September 29, 2021

YEREVAN (Armradio) — Singer and songwriter, Honored Artist of Armenia Hayko (Hayk Hakobyan) has died aged 48. Chief of staff of the Yerevan State Medical University Shushan Danielyan confirmed the news to Public Radio of Armenia.He had been in...

Armenia Bids Final Farewell to Legendary Duduk Player Jivan Gasparyan
Armenia Bids Final Farewell to Legendary Duduk Player Jivan Gasparyan
  • July 26, 2021

YEREVAN — Final farewell ceremony for legendary duduk player of Armenia Jivan Gasparyan was held today at the Aram Khachatryan concert hall.The ceremony was attended by caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, other top officials, cultural...

Legendary Duduk  Master Jivan Gasparyan Has Died Aged 92
Legendary Duduk Master Jivan Gasparyan Has Died Aged 92
  • July 6, 2021

YEREVAN — Jivan Gasparyan, one of Armenia’s most celebrated musicians and composers, has passed away at the age of 92.Writing on social media, his grandson said: “The world suffered an unimaginable loss this night. It is with deep sorrow I...

Rev. Dr. John J. Markarian, Founding President of Haigazian University Passes Away at 104
Rev. Dr. John J. Markarian, Founding President of Haigazian University Passes Away at 104
  • June 30, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ –Rev. Dr. John J. Markarian, the Founding President of Haigazian University of Beirut, has passed away, he was 104 years old.“Although Dr. Markarian has physically imparted from this earth, he remains a shining star in the field of...

Vartan Gregorian Has Passed Away Aged 87
Vartan Gregorian Has Passed Away Aged 87
  • April 17, 2021

NEW YORK — Vartan Gregorian, an international luminary, legendary educator, distinguished historian and humanities scholar, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, died suddenly on April 15, 2021, in New York City at age 87. He had...

Armenian-American  Benefactor Hirair Hovnanian Dies Aged 91
Armenian-American Benefactor Hirair Hovnanian Dies Aged 91
  • April 10, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Armwnian-American benefactor and businessman Hirair Hovnanoan has passed away on Friday aged 91.A bold, daring and caring individual, a visionary leader, the founder and benefactor of many charities, and devoted longtime...

In Memoriam: Dikran Kalaydjian (1973-2021)
In Memoriam: Dikran Kalaydjian (1973-2021)
  • February 17, 2021

On the occasion of the 40th day of his passingBright, intelligent, successful, discerning, sensitive, loving, most caring, practical, optimistic, forward-looking, kind, determined…. Such bright points of light, with an ever bright smile etched on...