Gurgen Boryan

Gurgen Boryan
Born (1915-06-20)June 20, 1915
Died April 15, 1971(1971-04-15) (aged 55)
Nationality Armenian
Occupation poet and playwright

Gurgen Mikayeli Boryan (Armenian: Գուրգեն Միքայելի Բորյան, born 20 June 1915, Shusha - died 15 April 1971 in Yerevan[1]), was an Armenian poet and playwright.


Plaque for Gurgen Boryan on Teryan street, Yerevan

He started his career of writer in 1930, and published his first collection of poems in 1937. He is an author of poems' collections - "The way to the sea" (1940), "Selected works" (1953), "Poems" (1954); poetry for children ("Yes and no", 1955), "Under the same roof" (1957), "House on the roads" plays produced by Sundukian Theatre of Yerevan.

"Saroyan brothers" film by Armenfilm is based on Boryan's well-known play.