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Magomaev, Muslim Magometovich


Born Aug. 17, 1942, in Baku. Soviet singer (baritone). People’s Artist of the USSR (1973).

Magomaev was born into a musical family; his grandfather was the composer A. M. M. Magomaev. He was a member of Sh. Mamedova’s voice class at the Azerbaijan Conservatory, graduating in 1968. Since 1963, Magomaev has been a soloist with the M. F. Akhundov Azerbaijani Theater of Opera and Ballet. In 1964-65 he was a probationer at La Scala in Milan.

Magomaev possesses a powerful voice and colorful temperament. His performance is distinguished by an expressive, elevated style. He often appears in concert and performs abroad. His repertoire includes operatic arias, Soviet and Neapolitan songs, and works by contemporary foreign composers and songwriters. He has composed a number of his own songs. At the International Song Festival in Sopot (Poland) in 1969, Magomaev won first prize. He has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor.

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The festival will be held at such venues as the Landmark Business Center, the International Mugham Center, the Azerbaijan State Academic Musical Theater, as well as Baku Organ and Chamber Music Hall of the Muslim Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall.
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On September 18, 1996, with the order of Heydar Aliyev was celebrated 110 years jubilee of great composer Muslim Magomayev. On December 3,1997, in 100-year jubilee of the founder of professional vocal art in our country Bulbul Azerbaijan Republics President visited the grave of the famous singer.
Silk Road Philharmonic Orchestra is expected to visit Baku with a tour soon, where the ensemble will perform in the framework of the 11th Uzeyir Hajibayli International Music Festival on September 24 in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim Magomayev.
Postage stamps dedicated to Muslim Magomayev, Tofig Guliyev, Gara Garayev, Baku 2017, IV Islamic Solidarity Games, Standard Edition 2018, Novruz, 2018, Year of the Dog, Formula 1, XXI Summer Olympic Games, Rio 2016, books European Games 2015, Azerbaijan, Icherisheher, Garabagh, Eurovision 2012, as well as booklets entitled Tourism, Europe and postal products were demonstrated at the stand reflecting the portrait of great leader Heydar Aliyev.
The national orchestra will perform "March of Radio", "Land of Fire - Azerbaijan" by Muslim Magomayev, "Festive Azerbaijan" by Alimardan Aliyev, and "Jangi" by Uzeyir Hajibeyli.
On December 20, the 19th congress of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan was held at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim Magomayev.
Accompanied by orchestras under Niyazi's direction, Bulbul, Rashid Behbudov, Muslim Magomayev, Lutfiyar Imanov and other outstanding performers shone on the stage.
The new Boeing B737-800 bears the name of Muslim Magomayev, an iconoc baritone operatic pop singer.
According to the plot of the film, in the late 1960s, Muslim Magomayev met opera singer Tamara Sinyavskaya.
It was noted that according to the decrees signed by the President of the country, various events will be held on the occasion of the outstanding artists Bulbul 120, Shovkat Mammadova's 100, Tofig Guliyev's 100, 75th Muslim Magomayev, 100th anniversary of Madumetay Sadigova, Agasadik Garaybeyli's 100th anniversary and many others.

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