Museums of Azerbaijan


House-Museum of Niyazi

Reytinq /5

The order on the Niyazi Museum establishment was issued by the Ministry of Culture on 28th of December, 1990. On 18th of September, 1994, the Museum opened its door for visitors.

Maestro Niyazi lived and worked in this apartment from 1958 to the end of his life. His former apartment, now Museum, consists of five rooms. Three of them (dining-room, bedroom and working room) are kept as they used to be during Maestro's life. The rest two rooms (exposition and living room) are managed to show more exhibits related to Niyazi and to provide space for chamber concerts and celebrations. Photographs reflecting Niyazi's life and creativity from his childhood to his declining years, musical manuscripts, posters, playbills and other exhibits are displayed in the exposition room. The living room presents photographs reflecting Niyazi's social life, paintings and drawings presented to Maestro or acquired by the Museum during long time.

In the whole Niyazi Museum collection includes:

Niyazi's musical manuscripts - 120 items

Photographs - 2746 items

Books and printed music of his personal library - 486 items

Gramophone records - 279 items

Personal belongings, souvenirs, paintings, pieces of furniture, devices

Other composers' manuscripts - 5 items

About 1500 items of them are displayed in the Niyazi House Museum.

Celebration events, conferences and concerts dedicated to Niyazi are permanently organized here. Furthermore, different activities dedicated to the significant dates taken place in the musical life are arranged here as well. For example, Piano 300, Tchaikovsky anniversary, Verdi anniversary, etc., were celebrated here in different years.

Total more than 6200 materials related to Niyazi are preserved in the State Museum of Azerbaijan Musical Culture.

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