By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijan Cultural Center in Uzbekistan has celebrated the
80th anniversary of the People's Artist of Azerbaijan and the USSR
Muslim Magomayev, Azernews reports.
Public and cultural figures got acquainted with the exhibition
of works dedicated to the prominent singer.
Further, the center's representative Yusif Mammadov spoke about
Muslim Magomayev's legacy.
Speaking about the admirers of the great singer, Yusif Mammadov
mentioned Uzbekh opera singer Khursand Sherov, who performs Muslim
Magomayev's songs while making a bicycle tour around the world.
Khursand Sherov emphasized his love for the work of the great
Azerbaijani baritone. To note, the opera singer cycled 14,000 km
from Tashkent to Baku to pay tribute to Muslim Magomayev.
Next, Khursand Sherov and Rano Azizova performed Azerbaijani and
Uzbek songs, as well as songs from Muslim Magomayev's
In conclusion, Khursand Sherov was awarded a special diploma
from the Azerbaijan Cultural Center and the Azerbaijani Embassy in
Uzbekistan for popularizing Muslim Magomayev's music.
Famous for his beautiful voice, Muslim Magomayev made a great
contribution to Azerbaijani music. His creative activities occupy a
special place in the country's music history.
The legendary singer also wrote songs, film soundtracks, and
music for theatre performances. In addition, he played in films and
acted as a host in television and radio broadcasts. He also loved
to paint pictures but called it his hobby.
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