A unique museum of Komitas (Soghomon Soghomonyan) will be created in Armenia by 2015.
Up-to-date technologies, including 3D modeling, will be applied at the museum. Garegin Chugaszyan, President of the IT and Education Company, told News.am that such museums are operating in many countries.
“It is a combination of real and virtual. Visitors will see Komitas’ life on large screens at a museum,” he said.
Soghomon Gevorki Soghomonyan – Komitas (Սողոմոն Գևորգի Սողոմոնյան – Կոմիտաս in Armenian), by Western Armenian transliteration also Gomidas, born on September 26 or October 8a 1869 in Kütahya, Ottoman Empire, died on October 22, 1935 in Paris, France, was an Armenian priest, composer, choir leader, singer, music ethnologist, music pedagogue and musicologist. Many regard him as the founder of modern Armenian classical music.
Komitas lost his mind after witnessing the 1915 Armenian Genocide and is ranked among the Armenian martyrs of genocide.