Vano Sarajishvili

Vano Sarajishvili (Georgian: ვანო სარაჯიშვილი) (1878–1924) was a Georgian singer of the Opera Theatre, Georgian People's Artist of the USSR (for contribution to native culture), and one of the founders of Georgian professional vocal music. His lyrical and dramatic songs were beloved by Georgian people and one such, "Georgian Nightingale," became a legend in his lifetime.[1][2]

Vano Sarajishvili
ვანო სარაჯიშვილი
VanoSarajishvili.jpg
Portrait of Vano Sarajishvili
Born(1879-01-05)January 5, 1879
Sighnaghi, Kakheti, Georgia
DiedNovember 11, 1924(1924-11-11) (aged 45)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Resting placeGeorgian National Opera Theater, Tbilisi
OccupationTenor
Years active1887-1924
AwardsPeople's artist of the Georgian SSR
Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vano Sarajishvili". Georgian National Filmography. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Vano Sarajishvili Memory Museum". Tushetiland Travel. Retrieved 1 June 2014.