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Fikrat Amirov with his wife Aida, daughter Sevil and son Jamil in 1959.

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Azerbaijanis have their share of brilliant, talented individuals that we think can be compared to some of the best in the world. Here are a few who excel in art, music and science that we've met in the course of producing this magazine.

Alakbarova, Shovkat - Beloved Singer of Azerbaijan's Folk Songs and Love Songs

Amirov, Fikrat - Composer. "Folk Melodies and Symphonic Masterpieces"

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh - Jazz pianist and vocalist

Babayev, Rasim - Artist

Behkalam, Akbar - Artist. "Behkalam and Berlin's Flying Cow"

Davidovich, Bella - Pianist

Garayev, Gara - Composer

Gasimova, Khuraman and Fidan (Kasimova in Russian) - Sisters who are both opera singers

Hajibeyov, Uzeyir - Composer. "Celebrating the 110 Anniversary (1995) of Composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov "Leyli and Majnun" opera; "Hajibeyov: His Real Genius"

Heyerdahl, Thor - Norwegian anthropologist and social scientist. "The Azerbaijan Connection: Challenging Euro-Centric Theories of Migration"; Scandinavian Ancestry

Ibrahimbeyov, Rustam - Screenwriter. 1995 Film Oscar for Best Foreign Film; and Cinema and Censorship: A Glimpse of the Former Soviet Union; Rustam Ibrahimbeyov - Then and Now

Javan, Ali - Physicist, Inventor of Gaseous Laser

Kasparov, Garry
- World Chess champion who grew up in Baku

Khanmammadov, Haji - Composer for Tar

Kwan, Michelle - American world champion figure skater performs to the music of Azerbaijani composer

Malikov, Arif - Composer

Mirjavadov, Javad - Artist

Najafov, Fazil - Sculptor

Niyazi - Conductor

Rostropovich, Mstislav - Cellist

Vurgun, Samad
- Poet

Zadeh, Lotfi - Computer systems theorist; Lotfi Zadeh, Creator of Fuzzy Logic

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