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Azerbaijani composer Ogtay Zulfugarov dies aged 88

Azerbaijani composer Ogtay Zulfugarov dies aged 88

Culture
31 August 2016, 11:34 1607

Azerbaijani people’s artist, famous composer Ogtay Zulfugarov died early Wednesday morning, Composers' Union chairperson Firangiz Alizade told APA.

 

It is not known for now where the farewell ceremony will take place and where he will be buried.

 

Ogtay Zulfugarov, father of three, was born on 31 May, 1929. In 1972, he was awarded Honored Art Worker of the Republic of Azerbaijan and People's Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2000.

 

He was widely known as a composer of nursery rhymes.