The World of Uzeir

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation developed a project entitled “The World of Uzeir” devoted to founder of Azerbaijani professional music art and national opera, who has his own place in the history of Azerbaijan’s music culture. On September 17, 2008, presentation of the project was held at Gulustan Palace. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony.


The project “The World of Uzeir” includes the books “The Chronicle of Life”, “The Uzeir Hajibeyli Encyclopaedia”, “Bélles-léttres and journalistic works”, “Leyli and Majnun”, “Koroghlu” operas and  claviers, librettos and CDs of the music comedies “If not that one, then this one” and “Arshyn malalan”.


The book “The Chronicle of Life” has been prepared  based on a book by Gulam Mammadli talking of the life and creative work of  Uzeir Hajybeyli. In the book, the interesting life and multilateral creativity of  Uzeir bey have been described with concrete facts, works by Uzeir Hajybeyli with facts and documents taken from various newspapers, magazines and archive materials for the 60-year period and opinions about these works are presented. Here have also been gathered works by composer of genius and various materials written about him, and the whole bibliography of works published so far with regard to Uzeirism.


First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva wrote  the foreword to the book.


In the book “Bélles-léttres and journalistic works”, operas, music comedies, satirical stories, small scenes, topical satires and articles by Uzeir Hajybeyli have been collected. 

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