Biography

Biography
Composer, People’s Artist of the USSR, honoured Artist of the Kaz.SSR, USSR State Prize

Биография

Tulebaev Mukan

(1913-1960)

Composer, People’s Artist of the USSR, honoured Artist of the Kaz.SSR, USSR State Prize. Studied at Almaty Pedagogical School, Kazakh Opera Studio and the Moscow Conservatory. During 1941-1945 took lessons from Ye.Brusilovsky. In 1951 graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in composition class under professors N.Myaskovski and B.Fere. Tulebaev was one of the outstanding masters of Kazakh music, a bright national composer. He is the author of the opera «Amangeldy» (together with Ye.Brusilovsky), the music of the National Anthem of the Kazakh SSR (together with Ye.Brusilovsky and L.Khamidi). Valuable contribution to Kazakh opera music was his opera «Birzhan and Sara». He created orchestral and chamber works, more than fifty songs and romances, arranged folk songs, scores for the plays of M.Auezov Kazakh drama theatre and to motion pictures.