Azerbaijani musicians died at 66

Here are 1 famous musicians from Azerbaijan died at 66:

Muslim Magomayev

Muslim Magomayev (August 17, 1942 Baku-October 25, 2008 Moscow) a.k.a. Муслим Магомаев, Magomayev, Muslim, Müslüm Maqomayev or Muslim Mahammad oglu Magomayev was an Azerbaijani singer, film score composer and actor. His child is Marina Magomayev.

His discography includes: and . Genres he performed: Pop music and Opera.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Muslim Magomayev was born into a musical family, his mother a famous opera singer and his father a well-known composer. He began his own musical career in the early 1960s, quickly gaining popularity throughout the Soviet Union with his unique blend of pop and classical styles. He performed in several languages, including Azerbaijani, Russian, and Italian, and was praised for his powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence.

In addition to his music career, Magomayev was also active in film and television, appearing in several popular Soviet-era movies and TV shows. He also composed music for several films, including the 1973 movie "The Island," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Despite his success, Magomayev faced discrimination because of his Azerbaijani background, and was often denied opportunities to perform and record his music. However, he continued to push boundaries and break down barriers throughout his career, inspiring generations of musicians and artists both in the Soviet Union and beyond.

Magomayev's legacy continues to be celebrated to this day, and his music remains popular with fans around the world.

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