Yuliy MEYTUS, USSR Composer. Honoured Art Worker of Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic since 1944 and of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1948; board member, USSR Union of Composers; Presidium member, Ukrainia Union of Composers, since 1956. two medals; Stalin Prize, 1950. Member, Communist Party, since 1954.
MEYTUS, Yuliy was born in 1903 in Yelizavetgrad, now Kirovograd.
1931 graduated Kharkov Institute of Music and Drama.
1919-1920 club pianist in units of 1st Cavalry Army. 1941-1945 in Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic. Since 1938 board member, Ukrainia Union of Composers.