Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum in Shusha


An outstanding Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum in Shusha was founded in 1959. The House-Museum continued its activity until the occupation of the city in 1992. Along with household items of Hajibeyli`s family, the personal belongings, photographs, books of Uzeyir bey, as well as the books dedicated to him and presented to the museum were on exhibition.


Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s anniversaries and jubilees had been constantly commemorated in the museum at national level. In 1985, UNESCO solemnly marked the 100th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s birth. The guests invited from different countries of the world visited Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum in Shusha, where jubilee was celebrated.


Due to the great efforts of museum’s leadership, the museum pieces were brought to Baku and at present are exhibited in Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum in Baku.