Ara Martirosyan, a Popular Armenian Singer, Died Unexpectedly at 46

Last Updated on December 16, 2023, 5:56 am

Famous Armenian Singer Ara Martirosyan passed away following a cardiac arrest.

Ara Martirosyan Dead
Ara Martirosyan (Image via Facebook)

Ara Martirosyan, a famous Armenian singer, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at the age of 46. Fellow singer Lilit Galstyan’s manager confirmed his death. He reportedly suffered from a cardiac arrest. During this challenging time, our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and fans.

What happened to Ara Martirosyan?

According to the reports, Ara’s wife found him unresponsive. He was rushed to the hospital. Despite the best efforts of medical staff, he did not survive and was pronounced dead on Thursday, December 14, 2023. His funeral was held on December 18, 2023, at the St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church. He was buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, California.

Who was Ara Martirosyan?

Ara Martirosyan was born on June 3, 1976, in the Armenian capital Yerevan. He became interested in music and learned to play piano and guitar at a young age. He joined the choir at an Armenian Apostolic Church. He graduated from Yerevan State Conservatory with a music theory and composition degree.

He began his professional career in the music industry in 1998 when he joined the musical group ‘Song State Theatre.’ He released his first single, ‘Arevik,’ in 1999, which became a hit track in the country. Since then, he has released numerous popular tracks, his most notable album being ‘Nerir,’ which garnered widespread appreciation and many awards.

He won many accolades for his musical prowess, including a Golden Lyre Award for Best Male Singer in Armenia in 2001, 2003, and 2005. He has also won many other awards, including the Armenian Music Awards’ Best Pop Album and Best Pop Song.

Ara Martirosyan married Mercedes Khachatryan in 2002, and together, they have two children: a son, Arman, and a daughter, Ani. They lived in Yerevan but later settled in Los Angeles, California.

The Community Mourns Ara Martirosyan

The music industry lost an incredibly talented star who made a name for himself with his limitless musical talent and paved the way for new Armenian music artists. The entire music industry has come together to mourn the loss of a musical legend.

They have flooded social media with messages of condolences for the family and shared their fondest memories of him to pay tribute to the late musician. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and fans. May he rest in peace.


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