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Mammad Araz
Stamps of Azerbaijan, 2013-1119.jpg
Mammad Araz on Azerbaijani stamp
Born Mammad Ibrahimov
(1933-11-05)November 5, 1933
Nursu, Nakhchivan, Azerbaijani SSR, USSR
Died December 1, 2004(2004-12-01) (aged 71)
Baku, Azerbaijan
Occupation Poet
Language Azerbaijani
Ethnicity Azerbaijani
Genre Poetry
Notable works
  • If There Were No War
  • The World is Yours, The World is Mine

Mammad Araz (Azerbaijani: Məmməd Araz) (14 October 1933 in Nursu, Nakhchivan – 1 December 2004 in Baku, Azerbaijan), born Mammad Ibrahimov, was an Azerbaijani poet.

Early life[edit]

In 1954, he graduated from Azerbaijan's Pedagogical Institute. Araz has also worked on the editorial offices of Maarif Publication House in Baku, Ulduz Magazine (1967–1970), Literature and Art newspaper (1970–1972) and Azerbaijan State Publication House (1972–1974). He has also worked long time as editor of "Nature of Azerbaijan" magazine since 1974.[1]

Poetry[edit]

He is also the author of "The World is Yours, The World is Mine" (Dunya Sanin, Dunya Manim) poem, which was lyrics of very popular music hit in Azerbaijan in 90s.

Mammad Araz's manuscript - Baku 1992

Some of Araz's famous works include:

  • If There Were No War
  • The World is Yours, The World is Mine
  • The Sound Written on the Rocks
  • Father of Three Sons

His works published in English by Betty Blair such as:

If There Were No War (1956)

If there were no war,
We could construct a bridge between Earth and Mars
Melting weapons in an open-hearth furnace.
If there were no war,
The harvest of a thousand years could grow in one day.
Scientists could bring the moon and stars to Earth.



Recognition[edit]

Araz has been recognized with the following awards: Honored Culture Worker of Azerbaijan (1978), Laureate of Republican State Award (1988) and "Istiglal" (Independence) Order.[2]

References[edit]


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APA
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:19:03 -0700

Baku – APA. A number of public figures around the world requested the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 to Akram Aylisli, an Azerbaijani writer “who demonstrated amazing courage in the cause of overcoming hostility ...

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AzerNews
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:18:43 -0800

Titled "Contemporary Poetry of Azerbaijan", the book includes poems by renowned Azerbaijani poets, including Mammad Araz and Fikrat Qoja. The book was published by Pagine Publishing House at the initiative of chairman of the "Azeri" Azerbaijani ...
 
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:56:28 -0700

... 01/10/2013 Spokesman for Azerbaijan Writers' Union Adalet Asgaroghlu dies · 27/09/2013 Azerbaijani President issues order on marking Mammad Araz's 80th jubilee · 04/09/2013 Ambassador: “Iran and Azerbaijan should come to an agreement on Nizami ...
 
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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:34:25 -0800

Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. The film was made about world-famous Azerbaijani writer Mahammad Asad bey (Kurban Said). Director of Germany-based Nizami Ganjavi Institute of Azerbaijani Culture, poetess Nourida Ateshi told APA that the film, which ...
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