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16 April 1928

In 1928 was born People’s Artist of the USSR Roza Dzhamanova


She was the laureate of the State Prize of the Kazakh SSR (1972).  R. Dzhamanova graduated school in Uralsk and then in 1949 music school in oboe and vocals. She studied at Almaty State Conservatory named after Kurmangazy in the class of the Professor M. Kurganova.  

Since 1953 was the soloist of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Abay Kunanbayev. She created a number of musical and scenic images like Sarah (“Birzhan and Sarah” by Tulebayev), Azhar (“Abay” by Zhubanov and Hamidi), Nazugum (“Nazugum” by Kuzhamyarova), Kamar (“Kamar sulu” by Rakhmadiyeva), Tatiana (“Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky), Margarita (“Faust” by Gounod) etc.

Roza Dzhamanova was the winner of patrons award “Tarlan”. 


16 April 1918

In 1918 the newspaper “Kazakh muny” was released


In Orenburg 95 years ago in the Kazakh language was released first edition of the newspaper “Kazakh muny”, established by Alibek Zhangeldin. “Kazakh muny” promoted the idea of the Soviet power, published its first decrees and covered the progress of the fight with White Guards and followers of Alash Horde.  From the beginning of the civil war and the spread of power of Dulatov the publication “Kazakh muny” stopped work.