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Djivan Gasparyan
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Djivan Gasparyan in 2009
Background information
Born (1928-10-12)October 12, 1928
Solak, Armenia
Died July 6, 2021(2021-07-06) (aged 92)
Genres Armenian folk
Occupation(s) composer, score composer, musician
Instruments duduk
Years active 1948–2021
Labels All Saints Records, SLG Records
Associated acts

Djivan Gasparyan (var. Jivan Gasparyan; October 12, 1928 – July 6, 2021) was an Armenian musician and composer.

He played the duduk, a double reed woodwind instrument related to the orchestral oboe. Gasparyan was known as the "Master of the duduk".

He had won four medals at UNESCO worldwide competitions (1959, 1962, 1973, and 1980). In 1973 Gasparyan was awarded the honorary title People's Artist of Armenia.

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