Khachaturian


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Kha·cha·tu·ri·an

 (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).

Khachaturian

(ˌkɑːtʃəˈtʊərɪən; xətʃətuˈrjan)
n
(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)

Kha•cha•tu•ri•an

(ˌkɑ tʃəˈtʊər i ən, ˌkætʃ ə-)

n.
Aram Ilich, 1903–78, Armenian composer.
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