Quote by: Alan Hovhaness

I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way.

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Author Bio

  • NameAlan Hovhaness
  • DescriptionArmenian-American composer
  • BornMarch 8, 1911
  • DiedJune 21, 2000
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionComposer; Conductor
  • Works; ; Symphony No. 4
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship