Mehrabian, Harutune (usa: Mehrab, Harout ; Mehrab, Harry) 18.may.1885-19?? Russia Georgia, Tiflis (Tbilisi) - ?, ?
choirmaster, lived and studied in Yerevan Armenia, 1922 as choirmaster living in Constantinople Turkey, 2.feb.1923 emigrated with his wife and son to the USA, settling in New York, 1923 residing at 125 Sherman Avenue, 1930-1931 as musician residing at 618 Arcady Street Manhattan, 1933 he won first place with his 70-member Armenian National Chorus at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 performed in Providence Rhode Island, 1933 he resided with Helen at 578 Academy Street New York, 29.feb.1944 in New York he became naturalized American, the 1943-1948 city directories list only Helen Mehrab at 25 Post Avenue Manhattan ; 16.oct.1916 in Ekaterinodar (now Krasnodar) he married musician and music teacher Ellene (Helen) (Russia, Moscow 30.apr.1893-) ; son Jirair (Gerald) (Russia 25.jul.1920-)

Title Parts

Xundai Dzar (Il melo). Mezzosoprano and piano
Cathy Berberian, Luciano Sgrizzi. rec.1960

Aravad (Il mattino). Mezzosoprano and piano
Cathy Berberian, Luciano Sgrizzi. rec.1960

[] Presidential march
music Harry Mehrab
words and copyright George Denoyan 31dec1928
pub Mus-Art Co., New York 4feb1929

[] Gypsy song. Medium voice with piano
Armenian words A. Isahakian
pub Armenian Music Society, New York 1930

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