|Name Karnig Sarkissian||Role Singer|
|Albums Lisbon Five, Armenian Patriotic Songs|
Similar People Harout Pamboukjian, Paul Baghdadlian, Nersik Ispiryan, Antoine Bezdjian, Adiss Harmandian
Karnig Sarkissian (Armenian: Գառնիկ Սարգիսեան), is a popular Armenian singer born in Aleppo, Syria, and a naturalized American citizen. He is well known for his Armenian patriotic songs throughout the Armenian diaspora and a big supporter of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF).
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In 1982, Sarkissian was convicted in taking part in a plot to bomb the Philadelphia Turkish Consulate. A resident of Anaheim, California at the time, his accomplices according to the courts were Viken Vasken Yacoubian of Glendale; Vicken Archavir Sarkissian Hovsepian, of Santa Monica; Dikran Sarkis Berberian, of Glendale and Steven John Dadaian, of Canoga Park, California and lisbon 5. They were accused of being members of Justice Commandos Armenian Genocide (JCAG).
His prison sentence was cut short. After release from prison, Karnig Sarkissian resumed his artistic activity and is a popular singer in the Armenian diaspora.