Shovket Alekperova(20.10.1922 - 07.02.1993)was a songstress and a popular artist of Azerbaijan (1959). She got her education at the Baku school of music after Zeynally-the class of H.Sarabski. In 1938-1945 she worked with the Azerbaijan State Ensemble of Songs and Dances and in 1945 was the soloist of the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Society after M.Magomayev.
Fikret Meshedi Jamil oglu Amirov (Azerbaijani: Fikrət Əmirov, pronounced FEE-krat A-mir-ov; born November 22 1922, Ganja, died February 20, 1984, Baku) was a prominent Azerbaijani composer of the Soviet era.
Alim Qasimov, born in 1957 in Shamakha, is an Azerbaijani musician and is the foremost Mugham singer in Azerbaijan, Alim has recorded nine albums and lately has been featured quite frequently in Azerbaijani newspapers and TV programs. Alim and his daughter Fargana have recorded three albums of Mugham music together.
Rahman Asadollahi is an Azerbaijani garmon player. In 1995 he won the first prize at the "All European Accordion and Harmonica Championship" in Switzerland - 650 players participated there. At the first annual "San Francisco World Music Festival" in 2000 Asadollahi was a featured master artist.
Habil Mustafa oglu Aliyev's life was hard but interesting. He was born in the village of Uchqovaq in the Agdash region of the Azerbaijan Republic on May 28, 1927. At the age of 7, he started his seven years of primary education at school No. 3 in the center of the region.
31.03.1937 - 19.03.1994
The musician, composer and professional pianist Rafiq Babayev was born in Baku, Azerbaijan into the family of Farzi Babayev who worked for the Communist party. In 1937 Farzi was imprisoned and tortured by the Committee of Internal Affairs and later executed (in 1956 he was posthumously rehabilitated).
Imamyar Hasanov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1975. He started playing the kamancha at the age of 7 and eventually became the youngest soloist in Azerbaijan's National Music Instruments Orchestra. He has a Master's Degree in Art and Music from the Azerbaijan State Conservatory named after Uzeir Gadzhibekov.