Khatchatourian, Aram Ilich

Khatchatourian, Aram Ilich:

see KhachaturianKhachaturian, Aram Ilich
, 1903–78, Russian composer of Armenian parentage, b. Tiflis (now Tbilisi). Khachaturian moved to Moscow in the early 1920s and attended (1929–34) the Moscow Conservatory. At first studying the cello, he began to compose c.1926.
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