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Zeynab Khanlarova

Zeynab Khanlarova
Born (1936-12-28)28 December 1936
Baku, Azerbaijani SSR
Genres Classical, Folk
Years active 1961 - present

Zeynab Yahya qizi Khanlarova (Azerbaijani: Zeynəb Xanlarova) (28 December 1936, Baku) - is a Soviet and Azerbaijani singer (soprano), People's Artist of Azerbaijan (1980).[1]


Zeynab Khanlarova was born on 28 December 1936, in Baku and was the youngest of the family’s five children. In 1956, Zeynab Khanlarova graduated from Baku Pedagogical School named after M.A.Sabir. In 1961, she graduated from Baku Musical School named after Asaf Zeynally (S.I.Shushinski’s class) and became a soloist of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater.

Zeynab Khanlarova was the deputy of Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan SSR (XI-XII convocations) and the National Assembly of Azerbaijan (I-III convocations).


Zenab Khanlarova played Leyli’s part in "Armenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Czech Republic.

In Azerbaijan besides Baku, Zeynab Khanlarova had concerts also in Ganja, Khankendi, Sheki, Shusha, Nakhchivan (city), Lankaran and in other regions. Zeynab Khanlarova again performed in Baku, in 2008 after a long pause.

Awards and Titles

•People’s Artist6 of the Azerbaijan SSR (1975);

•People’s Artist of the Uzbek SSR;

•People’s Artist of the Armenian SSR;

•People’s Artist of the USSR (1980);

•State Prize of the Azerbaijan SSR (1985);

•Order of "Glory" of Azerbaijan.[3]


  1. ^ "Ханларова Зейнаб Яхья кызы". 
  2. ^ "Ханларова Зейнаб Яхья кызы (1936)". 
  3. ^ "About Zeynab Khanlarova". 

External links

  • Official Website
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