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Djivan Gasparyan (Armenian: Ջիվան Գասպարյան, Armenian pronunciation: /ʤiˈvɑn gɑspɑɾˈjɑn/, Russian: Дживан Арамаисович Гаспарян; born 1928 - died July 6, 2021) was an Armenian musician and composer. He played the duduk, a double reed woodwind instrument related to the orchestral oboe. Gasparyan was known as the Master of the duduk.
He has won four world-wide gold Medal UNESCO competitions (1959, 1962, 1973, and 1980). In 1978, he became the first musician to receive the honorary title of People's Artist of Armenia. In 2002, Gasparyan…
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