Alexey Mazhukov

Alexei Sergeevich Mazhukov (February 10, 1936 - June 28, 2011) was a Soviet composer, Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation (1996).

He was born on February 10, 1936 in the village of Sumerlya, Chuvash ASSR, not far from the working settlement of the same name, which became a town in 1937.

He received his musical education at the Cheboksary Music College (1955), the Saratov Conservatory (1959) and the Moscow Conservatory (1962, composition class of Yuri Shaporin). He worked as a conductor and composer-arranger in pop orchestras, in particular in Eddie Rosner's big band. He led the Soviet Song orchestra.

He died on June 28, 2011. Buried in Moscow at Troekurovsky Cemetery.
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