ARMENIAN POETESS SILVA KAPUTIKIAN PASSES AWAY

ARMENPRESS
Aug 25 2006

YEREVAN, AUGUST 25, ARMENPRESS: Armenian poetess, orator, academician
Silva Kaputikian passed away today at the age of 87. She was born in
Yerevan, January 20, 1919. She graduated from the YSU's Philological
Department and then from Moscow's Gorki Literature Institute.

The first collection of her poems was published in 1945. Overall,
she published 60 collections in Armenian, Russian and other languages.

Silva Kaputikian was laureate of a number of literary awards. In 1998
Cambridge International Geographic Institute awarded her the title of
"Woman of the Year".