Rauf Soltan oglu Hajiyev(1922-1997), Azerbaijani composer, and composer of film scores. He studied at Moscow Conservatory and Azerbaijan Conservatory. In 1915 he became the organizer of stage orchestra and its artistic director. In 1964 he became the director of Baku Philharmony, in 1965 he as was appointed the minister of culture of the Azerbaijan SSR. After returning to Russia, he became the chairman of the Union of Composers of the Azerbaijan SSR.