ARMENIAN MUSIC WAS PLAYED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TURKISH PARLIAMENT

PanARMENIAN.Net
April 29, 2010 - 10:26 AMT 05:26 GMT

Great Armenian composer Sarkis Efendi's music was played during a
break between Grand National Assembly of Turkey conferences. This was
the first time it happened in Turkish parliament, more accustomed to
classical European music, Milliyet reported.

Sarkis Efendi was born in 1885 to a family of Istanbul-residing
Armenian musician. In 1930 he emigrated to Paris, where he died
in 1944.