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Archag Tchopanian

Archag Tchopanian

Archag Hovhannesi Tchopanian - 1872-1954 (alternate spelling Arshak Tchobanian/ Chopanian) was born in Constantinople. His father made his living as a goldsmith. He was educated in the local Makruhian School and later at the Kedronakan School. He was a poet, playwright, literary critic, journalist and translator.

His began a literary career early, writing and translating for several periodicals: Burastan Mankantz, Arevelik, Masis, Hayrenik. In 1895 he assumed editorship of another periodical, Tsaghik. It was a short-lived position because he fled to Paris that same year to escape persecution by the Turks...

Biography

Poetry

Poems of Archag Tchopanian translated into English by Alice Stone Blackwell

See also:

Biography of Archag Tchopanian in Armenian

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