Here are 1 famous musicians from Azerbaijan died at 56:
Rafig Babayev (March 31, 1937 Baku-March 1, 1994) was an Azerbaijani composer.
Genres he performed include Jazz.
Rafig Babayev was born in Baku, Azerbaijan and began his music career in the 1950s as a self-taught jazz pianist. He later attended the Azerbaijan State Conservatory and developed his skills as a composer, working in a variety of genres including jazz, classical and traditional Azerbaijani music.
Throughout his career, Babayev received multiple awards for his compositions, including the prestigious "Shokhrat" award in 1974. His music was recognized both within Azerbaijan and internationally, with many of his works being performed by renowned musicians around the world.
In addition to his work as a composer, Babayev was also a talented conductor and performed with many orchestras throughout his career. He was also a devoted educator, serving as a professor at the Azerbaijan State Conservatory and mentoring many young musicians.
Tragically, Babayev passed away at the age of 56 in 1994, leaving behind a legacy as one of Azerbaijan's most celebrated composers and jazz musicians.
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