Hovhannes Shiraz

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Birthday
27, 1915
Birthplace
Armenia
Death Date
Mar 14, 1984 (68)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1915
Birthplace
Armenia
Death Date
Mar 14, 1984 (68)

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Armenian poet known for Beginning of Spring, Biblian, and other works. Over the course of his career, he published close to forty volumes of lyric poetry.

Before Fame

His father was killed in the Armenian Genocide, and Shiraz was raised in poverty by his mother.

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He received his undergraduate education at Yerevan State University.

Family Life

He married poet Silva Kaputikyan, with whom he had a son. Later, he had seven children with his second wife Hasmik Shiraz.

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He studied at the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow.

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