Born in Tbilisi on September 30, 1927, Tengiz (Gizi) Amirejibi was a People’s Artist and an Honored Artist of Georgia, a Professor and the Dean of the Piano Department of the Tbilisi V. Sarajishvili State Conservatoire.
Mr. Amirejibi graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1950 with Professors K. Igumnov and L. Oborin and got his post-graduate degree in the class of Prof. Ana Tulashvili from the Tbilisi State Conservatoire.
T. Amirejibi lived a productive artistic and pedagogical life. He played concerts in many countries, among them are Russia, Germany, Canada, Poland, Former Republic of Yugoslavia, USA, etc.
Chopin’s works had special place in his repertoire. One can clearly see the peculiarities of pianist’s artistic soul in Mr. Amirejibi’s interpretations of composer’s masterpieces.
Gizi Amirejibi was the first performer of many Georgian compositions. His contribution to the history of Georgian piano music is invaluable.
Tengiz Amirejibi died in 2013 in Tbilisi.