|Subject:||Commemorates the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and honors the French-Armenians who died during the first and second World Wars. (view image)|
|Type of Memorial:||Monumental Sculpture|
|Sponsor(s):||Public Contribution Appeal|
|Architect/Designer/Artist:||David Babayan - Yerevantsi|
|Placement:||Standing on its own.|
|Physical Setting:||In the middle of a square in the heart of Paris. Located near the Armenian Apostolic Church.|
|Physical Condition:||Excellent condition.|
|Inscription:||Until the genocide of 1915, the Reverend Father Komitas collected the songs of oral tradition of the Armenian people and had them retranscrit. He thus was able to save a partimony of universal range (translated from French).|
In the memory of the voluntary engaged Armenian fighters and resistants who died for France (translated from French).
In homage to Komitas; composer, musicologist and to the 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, committed in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 (translated from French and Armenian).
|Location:||Cours Albert 1|
|Design Date:||January 29, 2001|
|Construction Began:||January 2002|
|Construction Completed:||April 22, 2003|
|Dedication Date:||April 24, 2003|
|Opening Date:||April 24, 2003|
|Prior Use of Site:||Public property and promenade to mainly tourists.|
|Development/Construction Process:||Sits on a pedestal that is 2 meters high. The statue of Komitas is 4 meters high and made from bronze.|
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