Abdylas Maldybaev, USSR Composer, singer.
Maldybaev, Abdylas was born on July 9, 1906 in Karabulak.
Studied at the Pedagogical Technical School in the town of Frunze, 1923-1929. Pupil of G. Litinskii and V. Fere.
Leading actor and singer at the Kirghiz Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1929-1962. Composer from 1922. Further musical training at the Moscow Conservatory, 1940-1941, 1947-1950. Director of the Technical School for Music and Choreography in Frunze, 1953-1954.
Compositions influenced by Kirghiz folk music and folklore.