A special podcast series featuring ordinary people walking through the streets of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. This week’s host is Arthur Ispirian, a musician and Director of Archives of Armenia’s Public Radio. Ispirian walks through the neighborhoods of his childhood, reminiscing and singing along the way.
Gevorg Emin (1919-1998) - Armenian poet, translator and essayist.
Composers House - A building that houses the Composers Union of Armenia and residential apartments specifically built for Soviet Armenian composers in the 1960s.
Konstantin Orbelyan (1928-2014) - Armenian composer, pianist and head of the Armenian State Jazz Orchestra from 1956 to 1992.
Stepan Shakaryan (1935-2019) - Armenian jazz and classical composer.
Khachatur Avetisyan (1926–1996) - Armenian composer famous for his arrangements of national Armenian melodies and compositions for Armenian folk instruments.
Armenian Radio Archive - The archive of Armenia’s Public Radio is currently being digitized by Artur Ispiryan.
Alexandr Harutyunyan (1920-2012) - Armenian composer, known for his trumpet Concerto composed in 1950.
Martiros Saryan (1880-1972) - Armenian painter, founder of the Armenian school of modern painting.
Hovhannes Shiraz (1914-1984) - Armenian poet.
Azat Sherents (1913-1993) - Armenian actor, one of the founders of Armenian cinematographic comedy.
Frunzik (Mher) Mkrtchyan - Armenian stage and film actor.
Minas Avetisyan (1928-1975) - Armenian painter.
William Saroyan (1908-1981) - Armenian-American playwright and novelist.