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Zulfugar Hajibeyov

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Native name  Zulfuqar Hacibəyov
Name  Zulfugar Hajibeyov
Died  September 30, 1950
Children  Niyazi
Occupation  Composer
Role  Composer
Resting place  Alley of Honor
Zulfugar Hajibeyov
Born  April 17, 1884 (1884-04-17) Shusha, Azerbaijan
Relatives  Uzeyir Hajibeyov (brother)
Similar People  Niyazi, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Fikret Amirov, Bulbul, Tofig Guliyev

Zulfugar Hajibeyov (Azerbaijani: Zulfuqar Hacibəyov, 17 April 1884 – 30 September 1950) was an Azerbaijani composer and a member of a family noted for its musical talents. He was one of the founders of the Azerbaijan Music Comedy Theater.



Hajibeyov was born in Shusha on 17 April 1884.

Hajibeyov's brother Uzeyir Hajibeyov is considered the "Father of Classical Music" in Azerbaijan. Their brother Jeyhun was a publicist, journalist, and ethnographer, and helped Uzeyir compose the opera Layla and Majnun.

His son, Niyazi Hajibeyov, was also a composer, and directed the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra for 40 years.

Hajibeyov died on 30 September 1950. He is buried in the Alley of Honor in Baku, Azerbaijan. Hajibeyov's house in Shusha is classified as a historical monument "bearing state importance" by Azerbaijan.


  • Ashiq Qarib ("The Wandering Ashiq"), after the anonymous Azerbaijani romantic dastan of the same name, 1915.
  • Film

    With his son Niyazi, Hajibeyov wrote the music for one of the first films of Azerbaijan, Almaz, released in 1936.


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