Slava Grigoryan
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1976-01-21
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Slava Grigoryan (born 21 January 1976) is an Australian classical guitarist and recording artist of Armenian heritage. He was born in Kazakhstan to Eduard and Irina Grigoryan, both professional violinists. His family emigrated to Australia in 1981 and he was raised ...

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Slava Grigoryan (born 21 January 1976) is an Australian classical guitarist and recording artist of Armenian heritage.

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Slava Grigoryan (born 21 January 1976) is an Australian classical guitarist and recording artist of Armenian heritage.

He was born in Kazakhstan to Eduard and Irina Grigoryan, both professional violinists. His family emigrated to Australia in 1981 and he was raised in Melbourne. Grigoryan began to study guitar with his father at the age of seven. By the age of twelve he was already performing professionally and he made his solo debut in Sydney at fourteen. He attended Caulfield Junior College (Then known as CNCS-Caulfield North Central School) and St Michael's Grammar School during which time he studied with Ron Payne, and the Victorian College of the Arts.

Following his win at the Tokyo International Classical Guitar Competition, where he was the youngest finalist in the history of that competition, Grigoryan was signed by Sony Music Entertainment in 1995 for whom he released four solo albums. Since then he has toured extensively in Europe, North America and Asia, making his New York debut in 1997.

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