Flora Martirosyan’s Funeral set for December 11

10:30 | 2012-12-04 | Armenia | Society |
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Asbarez, citing the announcement of a spokesperson of Armenia’s Culture Ministry, reports that funeral services for legendary Armenian singer Flora Martirosyan will take place on December 11 at the Aram Khachatrian Concert Hall.

As reported, a requiem service is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles on December 6, at 7 p.m. at St. Leon Cathedral, 3325 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. Her remains will be transported to Armenia for the services on December 11.

Martirosyan will be interred at the Yerevan Pantheon on the same day.
Note, Martirosyan passed away on November 20 in Burbank after experiencing complications following a surgery; she recently cancelled a concert due to problems with her gall-bladder.

Martirosyan, born February 5, 1957 in Gyumri, was the youngest in the family of 4 children. Having inherited vocal skills from her mother, the young singer took part in Garoun 73 song contest to win the 1st place among 800 participants.

Later, as a soloist at a state folk orchestra the singer, has toured over 70 countries while also studying at Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas.

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