Uzeyir Hajibeyov

Azerbaijani composer
Photo of Uzeyir Hajibeyov's family (Uzeyir in top-left) in Shusha, 1915.

Uzeyir bey Abdul Hussein oglu Hajibeyov (Azerbaijani: Üzeyir bəy Əbdülhüseyn oğlu Hacıbəyov, اوزئییر حاجی‌بیوو; Russian: Узеир Абдул-Гусейн оглы Гаджибеков; September 18, 1885, Agjabadi – November 23, 1948, Baku) was an Azerbaijani and Soviet composer, conductor, publicist, playwright, teacher, translator, and social figure from Azerbaijan. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani classical music and opera. He composed the National Anthem of Azerbaijan.[1]

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  1. THE NATIONAL ANTHEM - THE NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN - Azerbaijan.az. Retrieved on 06 May 2012.