Aghakhan Abdullayev, Azerbaijani folk singer, Died at 66


Aghakhan Abdullayev was born on February 6, 1950, in Baku and died on December 25, 2016.

He was an Azerbaijani khananda folk singer.

Abdullayev was often called “Guardian” of the Mugham.

He graduated from secondary school in 1968, then continued his education at the Zeynally Music College until 1973.

Abdullayev became a mugham teacher in 1973 at the Abilov Culture House in Baku, and also worked as a teacher at the Zeynally Music College in 1977.

Abdullayev’s concert career started in 1975 on the stage of Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall.

Abdullayevperformed concerts in several countries of the world, including Iran, Canada, Russia, Austria, Sweden, US, and many other countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Aghakhan Abdullayev passed away at 66 years old.