Nerses Nalbandian - Author

Nerses Nalbandian – Author of The Hymn of the Ethiopian Empire

On Ethiopian television recently was aired a half-hour program about an Ethiopian composer of Armenian origin Nerses Nalbandian. Nalbandian wrote the hymn of the Ethiopian Empire (named “Ethiopia, be happy”) in 1926, in the years of the reign of Haile Selassie I, the last Emperor of Ethiopia. The film tells the story of the Armenians …

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