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A monument to legendary duduk players Jivan Gasparyan, Levon Madoyan and Vache Hovsepyan will be unveiled in Yerevan in Oct 2013, Gasparyan told journalists on Saturday.
He said that the idea to erect a monument to him was first mentioned five years ago but he insisted that Levon Madoyan and Vache Hovsepyan be also immortalized.
Jivan Gasparyan is best known for his duduk solo in Gladiator. He has collaborated with many artists, such as Hossein Alizadeh, Sting, Erkan Ogur, Michael Brook, Peter Gabriel, Brian May, Lionel Richie, Derek Sherinian, Ludovico Einaudi, Boris Grebenshchikov, David Sylvian, Hans Zimmer and Andreas Vollenweider.