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Birthday of composer Shamshi Kaldayakov

Birthday of composer Shamshi Kaldayakov
Sh. Kaldayakov is the author of many songs about life of youth which are very popular among people

Composer and author of the Kazakhstan National Anthem. He was born on August 15, 1930 in Kyzylkum district, Chimkent (modern South Kazakhstan)region. In 1956-1962 studied in Alma-Aty conservatory. Sh. Kaldayakov is the author of many songs about life of youth which are very popular among people. He is the author of more than 300 songs. They are performed by Kazakhstan’s pop stars, including B. Tulegeniv, R. Rymbayeva, N. Nusipzhanov and others. Shamshi Kaldayakov died in 1992. Central concert hall and the street in Almaty were named after him.

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