Üsejir Hadschibejow (Azerbaijani Uzeyir Hacıbəyov; * 18. September 1885 with Schuscha; † 23. November 1948 in Baku) was an Azerbaijani composer, music scientist, a journalist, a Dramaturg and a paedagogue. It is considered as the founders of the modern Azerbaijani music and opera and is the composer of the first opera in the Islamic Orient at all.
This opera, Leyli va Madschnun (Leyli və Məcnun) became to 25. January 1908 in Baku in the theatre of the Azerbaijani millionaire and benefactor Tagiyev (Hacı Zeynəlabdin Tağıyev) uraufgeführt.
In addition Hadschibejov wrote the opera Scheykh Sanan (Şeyx Sən'an, 1909), to Rüstam va Söhrab (1910), Schah Abbas va Khurschid banu (Şah Abbas və Xurşid banu, 1912), Asli va Karam (1912), Harun va Leyla (1915) and Köroglu (1937), for which it received 1941 the Stalinpreis.
Hadschibejov is founder of the Azerbaijani music comedy (O olmasin le olsun, 1910; Arschin (Arşın) times alan among other things). The latter into the Russian, English, German, Chinese, Arab, Persian, Polish, Ukrainian, belarussische, Georgian and other languages was translated and 1917, 1945 (this variant was one of the most popular films in the USSR) and 1965 filmed. O olmasin le olsun was filmed 1956.
Hadschibejov received its musical training in sank to Petersburg and Moscow. It created a school of music, which was designated 1949 as conservatoire after it, in Baku a people instrument orchestra and a Sinfonieorchester. Beside its operas he wrote two Ouvertüren, chamber-musical works, pieces of piano, Kantaten, songs and mass choirs. Besides it stepped out also as an author of music-theoretical works.
1982 films over Üsejir Hadschibejov (Üzeyir Hacıbəyov and Uzun oem run became akkordları, direction: Anar) produces.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Azerbaijani composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. September 1885|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Schuscha|
|DYING DATE||November 1948|