Statue Of Komitas Vartabed Unveiled In Montreal, Canada.

On Saturday, September 5, the Armenian Community in Montreal, Canada unveiled a statue of Komitas Vartabed, per the Armenian National Committee of Canada.

Yesterday was the unveiling of Komitas Vartabed’s monument in Montreal. The father of Armenian Folk Music, persecuted in…

Posted by Armenian National Committee of Canada on Saturday, 5 September 2020

Dr. Megerditch Tarakdjian is the sculptor of the statue.

Komitas was an Armenian priest, musicologist, composer, arranger, singer, and choirmaster, who is considered the founder of the Armenian national school of music. He is recognized as one of the pioneers of ethnomusicology.

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