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 (kä′chä-to͝or′ē-ən, kăch′ə-, KHə-chə-to͞or-yän′), Aram Ilich 1903-1978.
Russian composer of Armenian parentage whose works include concertos for piano and violin, symphonies, and ballets, such as Gayane (1942).


(ˌkɑːtʃəˈtʊərɪən; xətʃətuˈrjan)
(Biography) Aram Ilich (ˈarəm iljˈjitʃ). 1903–78, Russian composer. His works, which often incorporate Armenian folk tunes, include a piano concerto and the ballets Gayaneh (1942) and Spartacus (1954)


(ˌkɑ tʃəˈtʊər i ən, ˌkætʃ ə-)

Aram Ilich, 1903–78, Armenian composer.
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Noun1.Khachaturian - Russian composer (born in Armenia) whose works are romantic and reflect his interest in folk music (1903-1978)
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