Gaya vocal group soloist Rauf Babayev dies

# 12:52
27 March 2020
Soloist of Gaya vocal group Rauf Babayev has passed away, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan Intigam Humbatov told APA.
According to I. Humbatov, R. Babayev will be buried at  II Alley of Honors. The funeral ceremony will be held with the participation of family members.
Ministry of Culture recommends representatives of culture, public and media to follow the rule of quarantine and not to create mass at the funeral.
Note that Rauf Babayev was born in 1937. He was a member of Gaya vocal instrumental ensemble since 1961. Since 2001, he was the artistic director of the Gaya State Ensemble.