Vigen Hakobyan (Vidok) born in 1934, in Yerevan. Born in a family of musicians, His father being master of Qyamancha and mother a singer. In 1946 his father thought him playing the Qyamancha. From then he started playing the Qyamancha and then he became the solo Qyamancha player of the The State Ensembe of National Instruments after Ara Merangouyan. In the same time he was working as the head of the Self Ensemble of the Interior Forces of Armenia. He received a golden medal in Moscow. He had taken part in many competitions and received the first place. In 2008 he received the title of Honored artist of Armenia.