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Abai Qunanbayuli
1845 — 1904
Abay (Ibrahim) Qunanbayuli (August 10, 1845–July 6, 1904) was a great Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher. He was also a cultural reformer toward European and Russian cultures on the basis of Islam
Dauletkerey Shygayuly
Popular composer, kuishi, founder of the lyrical direction in instrumental music.
Ilyas Yesenberlin
1915 — 1983
Great Kazakh writer. The author of a historical trilogy "Nomads."
Yestay Berkimbayuly
The singer, bard, composer, Honored Artist of Kazakhstan, one of the first members of the Composers' Union of Kazakhstan.
Jambyl Jabayev
was a Kazakh traditional folksinger
Korqyt Ata
The great thinker of the Turkic peoples, the famous bard, storyteller, kobyzshy. Known as a historical figure, who left a rich literary and musical heritage.
Ilyas Zhansugurov
Ilyas Zhansugurov was a Kazakh poet and writer. The town of Zhansugirov in Almaty Province is named after him and he is commemorated in Taldykorgan and Almaty.
Makhambet Otemisuly
Kazakh poet and political figure.
Seyfullin Saken
1894 — 1938
He was the founder of the modern Kazakh literature, poet and writer, statesman and prominent member of the Communist Party of (Bolsheviks).
Sultanmahmut Toraygirov
Prominent Kazakh writer and poet.
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