In 1955 he graduated from the Voronezh Regional Cultural and Educational School. In 1961 the Voronezh Musical College (class of N.I. Sinitsyna), in 1966 Chisinau Institute of Arts (class of P.A. Botezat).
Since 1966, the soloist of the Kuibyshev Opera and Ballet Theater. The main parties include: Triquet ("Eugene Onegin" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky), Ernesto ("Don Pasquale" by Gaetano Donizetti), Paolino ("The Secret Marriage" by Domenico Cimarosa), Ferrando ("All Women Do This" by Wolfgang Mozart), Posadnik ("The vision of Ivan the Terrible" by Sergei Mikhailovich Slonimsky), Baron ("The Merry Widow" by Franz Lehar), Eroshka ("Prince Igor" by Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin), Falk and Alfred ("The Bat" by Johann Strauss), Stefan ("Gypsy Baron") and other.