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Michael McCooe: Composer – Khachaturian

Aram Khachaturian was one of the leading Soviet composers of the 20th Century, thanks to works such as the Violin Concerto (1940), the Cello Concerto (1946) and various works for ballet. Khachaturian’s important position in Stalin’s era Initially born and raised in Georgia in 1903, Khachaturian moved to Moscow at the age of 18. It