Gafar VALAMAT-ZADE, USSR Chief Choreographer and Director, Tadzhikistan Ayni Theater of Opera and Ballet, Stalinabad. Popular Artist of Tadzhikistan Soviet Socialist Republic. Order of Lenin, 1957; two Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; Stalin Prize, 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.
VALAMAT-ZADE, Gafar was born in 1916.
1946 graduated Choreographic School, USSR Bolshoy Theater. 1950 graduated Lunacharsky Institute of Stagecraft.
1932-1934 at Uzbekistan Musical Theater, Tashkent. Since 1934 ballet dancer and choreographer, Tadzhikistan Musical Theater, Stalinabad. Productions: Balasanyan and Urbakh’s “Lola” (1939).
Balasanyan’s “Leyli and Medzhnun” (1947), etc. Deputy, Tadzhikistan Supreme Soviet of 1947 and 1951 convocation.