SERGEY ASLAMAZYAN (1897 - 1978)
Serge Aslamazyan, cellist and founding member of the renowned Komitas Quartet was born in Mozdok, Russia. He received his education at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1925 he founded the String Quartet of the Moscow Conservatory, later renamed the Komitas Quartet. In the early years of the Quartet he started work on transcribing famous songs and dances of the Armenian Composer Komitas.