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Ofelya Hambardzumyan
Background information
Birth name Офе́лия Ка́рповна Амбарцумя́н
Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan
Born (1925-01-09)January 9, 1925
Yervan, Armenia
Origin Armenian
Died June 13, 2016(2016-06-13) (aged 91)
Genres folk singer

Ofelya Karapeti Hambardzumyan (Armenian: Օֆելյա Կարապետի Համբարձումյան, January 9, 1925 – June 13, 2016) was an Armenian folk singer. She was known as the "Queen of Armenian Song". During her career, she was known for her soft voice. In 1944, she became a solo-singer for the Ensemble of Folk Instruments of the Radio of Armenia, where she dedicated her efforts to the ensemble headed by Aram Merangulyan.

Hambardzumyan died on June 13, 2016, aged 91.


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