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(1925, Amangeldinsky district of Kostanay region - 1980) - Soviet Kazakh composer-songwriter.

The song heritage of Ablahat Espayev was included in the golden fund of Kazakh art. Participant of the Great Patriotic War. He studied at the Alma-Ata State Conservatory. Kurmangazy. He worked in the genre of vocal music (songs, romances, ballads, choirs). Author of about 240 songs and romances, music for performances and the TV movie «Енлик-Кебек», etc. Collections of songs and romances «Әндер», «Ортеке», «Ақсауле», «Үйлену кешінде», «Аққуым», «Алтын астық тойында», «Құрдастар». have been released.

Multiple laureate of republican song contests, laureate of the All-Union Competition. In Alma-Ata, one of the streets is named after him.