insearchforknowledge:

These children were adopted by H.I.M. Haile Selassie I, and were members of the Araradian Armenian orphanage in Jerusalem’s brass band, which later became the Ethiopian Imperial Brass Band under the patronage of H.I.M. Haile Selassie I and Ethiopian-Armenian band leader K. Nalbandian (pictured below) in 1924. Many of the orphans were from families that had been deported from Anatolia to Syria by the Ottoman Empire during World War I, their parents having died or been killed as a result of the war and the Armenian Genocide.

insearchforknowledge:

These children were adopted by H.I.M. Haile Selassie I, and were members of the Araradian Armenian orphanage in Jerusalem’s brass band, which later became the Ethiopian Imperial Brass Band under the patronage of H.I.M. Haile Selassie I and Ethiopian-Armenian band leader K. Nalbandian (pictured below) in 1924. 

Many of the orphans were from families that had been deported from Anatolia to Syria by the Ottoman Empire during World War I, their parents having died or been killed as a result of the war and the Armenian Genocide.





marleyfamily:

Bob #57

marleyfamily:

Bob #57