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12 December 1934
Aleppo, French Syria
|Died||29 July 2020
Toros Rasguélénian, real name of R. Toros (12 December 1934 – 29 July 2020) was a French sculptor.
He settled in Valence, then in Romans-sur-Isère, both in the Drôme region. He made a large amount of monuments in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, of which his uncle was a victim. These monuments can be found in Valence, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, and Saint-Étienne.
He awarded the Trophée Toros to the best piece of Franco-Armenian literature published each year in Marseille.
R. Toros died on 29 July 2020 in Romans-sur-Isère at the age of 85.
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