Veli Mukhatov, USSR Composer.
Mukhatov, Veli was born on May 5, 1916 in Turkmenia.
Graduated from the Turkmenian National Studio of the Moscow Conservatory, 1941. Pupil of E. Strakhov and G. Litinskii. Pupil of S. Vasilenko.
Early training at the Ashkhabad Music School, 1935-1936. At the front during World War II. Resumed studies in composition at the Moscow Conservatory, 1946. In later years, worked mainly as a composer.