Thursday, July 28, 2011

Baku the capital of Azerbaijan

The statue is in honor of Uzeyir bey Abdul Huseyn oglu Hajibeyov (1885 – 1948). He was an Azerbaijani and Soviet composer, conductor, publicist, playwright, teacher, translator, and social figure. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani classical music and opera. He is the first Muslim author of an opera.

The building is the Musical Academy of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

(butterfly) The Apollo or Mountain Apollo (Parnassius apollo), is a butterfly of the Papilionidae family. It is found on mountains in Europe,  usually above 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) up to 2,000 m (6,600 ft), preferring flowery meadows and mountain pastures.

(flower) Gagea is a large genus of spring flowers in the Liliaceae found in Europe and western Asia. It is named after the English naturalist Sir Thomas Gage.


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