Welcome! This site is dedicated to the great Georgian Composer & Public figure
Otar Taktakishvili (1924-1989).

I composed the Georgian national anthem at age 19

I was born and lived in Tbilisi, Georgia

My sound is strongly influenced by Georgian folk music and early European avanguard

I served as the minister of culture of Georgia for 20 years

I played at the White House for President Carter

otar Taktakishvili