Igor Yuryevich Nikolayev – composer, singer.
Igor was born on January 17, 1960 in the town of Kholmsk, Sakhalin Region, in a creative family. Higher education in the biography of Igor Nikolayev was obtained at the Moscow Institute of Culture. There Nikolaev studied in the variety department. He started his creative career in the group “Rezital”, where he played keyboards. Among the first songs of the composer, who made him famous – “Iceberg” Pugacheva.
Then Nikolaev made his debut as a singer with the song “Mill”. His self-titled album was released in 1987. This album was followed by two more – “Kingdom... of Curved Mirrors”, “Fantasy.” For his biography, Nikolayev wrote many songs, which later glorified not only him, but also performers. Among such hits – “Raspberry wine”, “Yellow tulips”, “Let’s drink for love”.
The album “Dolphin and the Mermaid”, released in 1992, brought Nikolayev a “Ovation” award. Also this musical award Nikolayev received several more times: in 1995, 1999 as a composer of the year, in 1997 as a poet of the year. In addition to these awards, Nikolaev is the owner of the Golden Gramophone. Igor Nikolayev wrote songs for many stars: Alla Pugacheva, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Philip Kirkorov, Valery Leontiev and others.