Abai Kunanbayev is a Kazakh writer, poet, composer, public figure.
Ibrahim was born on July 29, 1845 in Kazakhstan in the aristocratic family of the feudal lord. The nickname Abai in the biography of Kunanbayev was received as a child from his mother.
He received a good education – he studied at the Semipalatensky madrasah, as well as at the Russian school. Kunanbayev, from his youthful years, was fond of literature, as well as the work of Oriental scholars. A lot of forces in his biography Abai Kunanbaev attached to the rapprochement of Russian and Kazakh cultures. He appealed to his people to learn Russian.
Among the poems of Kunanbayev, an important...