Lilith Guégamian

(born March 28, 1971, Armenia, former URSS, resident in France) composer. Arrived in France, in Paris, at the age of 4, she became interested early on guitar and began to learn to play as an autodidact. In 1984, she studied with Miriam Motta and with Olivier Bensa and finally with Tania Chagnot at the ENM of l’Hay-les-Roses, where she obtained her gold medal with honors. In parallel, she studied harmony and counterpoint in Fontenay-sous-Bois S. Chiapparin and C. Menesson. In 1993, she moved to Lyon and started by teaching guitar at Rillieux-la-Pape, then at Chalamont, then at the Conservatory of Villefranche-sur-Saone. She also appeared frequently on stage, first in the tango quintet Tres y dos, then with the singer Celine Blasco and finally, since 2004, as a soloist with the works of her composition. Her first album, Eclairée par une luciole, was released in December 2007.