Paul Baghdadlian is considered throughout the world as one of the most popular Armenian singers if not the most popular. He has been singing since the 1970’s and is a legend in the Armenian Music world. He has had hundreds of number 1 hits and performs over 50 concerts a year. Paul Baghdadlian is known as the King of Love songs by his fans and is loved by everyone who has graced his presence.
With massive vocal ability and a knack for writing the most beautiful Armenian love songs, Paul Baghdadlian is in a league all on his own. He is the pioneer who paved ways for all Armenian singers after him.
Paul Baghdadlian’s passion to create quality music and new stylized musical techniques was his ultimate goal throughout the years. He is one of the most extraordinary and talented Armenian singers, full of charisma and determination.
Paul earned multiple music awards, as best selling Armenian singer for his albums.
Paul Baghdadlian (Armenian: Փօլ Պաղտատլեան) (July 10, 1953 – June 28, 2011) was often known simply as Paul, was an Armenian singer, songwriter, musician, entertainer, and businessman. Referred to as the King of Love Songs. His music was loved by all Armenians particularly by the Armenian diaspora.
Paul Baghdadlian was born on July 10, 1953 in Aleppo, Syria, to Armenian parents Baruyr Baghdadlian and Arousiag Baghdadlian. He had great success in singing modern Armenian music after moving to Beirut, Lebanon. Based on his success, he moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1977, and had been producing hundreds of recordings, mostly ballads in Armenian, but also in a number of languages, most notably Arabic and English, touring most centers of the Armenian diaspora and Armenia as well. On June 28, 2011 at 3am at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center he died after a long battle with cancer. Cause of death was ruled to be lung cancer & respiratory failure. He had married twice, first wife Ani Baghdadlian, they had two children Paul Baghdadlian Jr and Christopher Baghdadlian. With his second wife Dzaghig Baghdadlian they had one daughter Verginie Baghdadlian.