Kiril Tomov: Gara Garayev is not Armenian composer, Russian historian confesses

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Professor of California University, historian Tomov confessed his mistake in the response to the protest letter of Azerbaijani Shahla Aliguliyeva working for OXFA organization.

“I am grateful to you for your opinion about my book and revealing my mistake. This is a mistake. Gara Garayev is not Armenian, he is Azerbaijani composer. I will try to correct the mistake in the second edition of the book,” he said.

Gara Garayev is introduced as an Armenian composer in the scientific work about the Soviet composers by Tomov and in the famous Britanika Encyclopedia.

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