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Akhmet Kuianovich Zhubanov

composer , conductor , musicologist

Akhmet Zhubanov, Composer, musicologist, conductor.

Background

Zhubanov, Akhmet was born on April 29, 1906 in Aktiubinskaia Gouvernement.

Career

Kazakh by nationality. Professor, and head of department, at the AlmaAta Conservatory. Doctor of art history.

Organizer of the People’s Orchestra, 1934 (renamed the Kurmangazy Orchestra in 1944). Member of the Kazakh Academy of Sciences, 1946. Literary works: Struny Stoletii,Ocherki Zhizni i Tvorcheskoi Deiatel'- nosti Kazakhskikh Narodnykh Kompozitorov, Alma-Ata, 1958.

Solov'i Stoletii, Alma-Ata. 1963 (in the Kazakh language).