1924 graduated Moscow Conservatory. 1931 graduated Leningrad Conservatory.
1920-1922 worked for dispatch office, Political Board, Caucasian Front. Since 1933 Representative of Leningrad Union of Composers in Alma-Ata. 1933-1934 associate and composer, Research Dept, of Kazakhstan Music, Music and Drama Technicum.
1934-1938 Director of Music., Kazakhstan Music Theater. 1944-1948 instructor in composition, Alma-Ata Conservatory and 1948-1955 lecturer. 1949-1951 Artistic Director, philharmonic society.
1955 delegation at Kazakhstan Republic and 5th All-Union Conferences of Partisans of Peace. Since 1948 member, 1948-1953 Chairman, Kazakhstan Union of Composers.