Geghuni Chitchian was born on 30 August 1929 in Leninakan (currently Gyumri), Armenia. In 1953, she graduated from the composition department of the Yerevan State Conservatory (the class of Grigor Yeghiazarian) and received numerous awards and titles. She is a founding member of the Women’s Council of Armenia (1981–2010) and a member the Composers’ Union of Armenia (since 1955), and is also a well-known pedagogue. Chitchian is the author of nine vocal cycles on the lyrics of Armenian poets. She has also composed many romances and songs.
– Hayk Melikyan