Khosrovidoukht de Goghtn (~710) 

We know few things about her life, only that she was part of the royal family of an Armenian region. Rediscovered during the 19th century, we can credit her with the composition of « šarakan », (canonic hymn), « Zarmanali e Ints » (737), of which a beautiful modern recording has been made. One of the few examples of Armenian music with melodical development. 

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