Famous Armenian jazz and classical composer Stepan Shakaryan was born in 23.10.1935 in Baku, but he likes to say that he was born in Airplane, because he knows many cultures and has different nations.
Shakaryan studied at the conservatories of Yerevan, Moscow and Leningrad (St. Petersburg). He was the only Armenian student of Aram Khachatryan.
Stephan Shakaryan worked at Yerevan State Conservatory. He died in June 2019.