Suraya Qajar

Suraya Sadraddin qizi Qajar (Azerbaijani: Sürəyya Sədrəddin qızı Qacar; May 1, 1910 – July 27, 1992) was a Soviet and Azerbaijani singer (mezzo-soprano). She was awarded the People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (October 30, 1954), and People's Artist of the Armenian SSR.[1]

Suraya Sadraddin qizi Qajar
Born
Suraya Qajar

(1910-05-01)May 1, 1910
DiedJuly 27, 1992(1992-07-27) (aged 82)
Baku, Azerbaijan
OccupationMezzo-soprano

LifeEdit

Qajar was born on May 1, 1910, in Shusha, Russian Empire.[2] In 1927 she graduated from the Baku Pedagogical College. From 1927 to 1939 she was a soloist of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. Since 1940 she has been a soloist of the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic Hall, and since 1968 she has been a vocal teacher-consultant. From 1946 to 1957 she was a soloist of the Armenian State Academic Philharmonic Hall.[3]

The main focus in the work of Qajar was occupied by Azerbaijani folk songs, mugams, as well as songs of the peoples of the USSR and Soviet composers. She has toured both in the cities of the Soviet Union and in Iran. She was awarded two Orders of the Badge of Honor and medals. She died in 1992 in Baku.[4]

RolesEdit

FamilyEdit

His father, Sadraddin Mirza Gajar, was an officer belonging to the Bahmani family. The family was founded by Bahman Mirza Qajar, a former governor of Iranian Azerbaijan and a member of the Qajar dynasty.[5] Sadraddin Mirza Qajar was executed by Bolsheviks after Red Army invasion of Azerbaijan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chingizoglu, Anvar (2008). Qacarlar və Qacar kəndi [Qajars and Qajar village]. Baku: Şuşa. p. 334.
  2. ^ Исмаилов 2009, p. 310.
  3. ^ "Гаҹар Сүрәјја Сәдрәддин гызы" [Daughter of Qajar Suraya Sadraddin]. Азербайджанская советская энциклопедия [Azerbaijan Soviet Encyclopedia]. Baku: Главная редакция Азербайджанской советской энциклопедии: 103. 1979.
  4. ^ "Suraya Sadraddin Qajar". Muğam ensiklopediyası. Bauk: Şərq-Qərb: 122. 2012.
  5. ^ Исмаилов 2009, p. 375.

SourcesEdit

  • Исмаилов, Э. Э. (2009). Персидские принцы из дома Каджаров в Российской империи [Persian Princes from the House of Qajar in the Russian Empire]. Moscow: Старая Басманная.