Diran Alexanian

  • Born
    1881
  • Died
    1954
  • Birthplace
    Constantinople
Diran Alexanian (Armenian: Տիրան Ալեքսանեան) was an Armenian cello teacher. He studied cello with Friedrich Grützmacher in Leipzig, as well as played chamber music with Johannes Brahms and violinist Joseph Joachim. At a young age he was an accomplished cellist, performing at age seventeen the solo part of Richard Strauss's Don Quixote