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Ykylas Dukenov Mausoleum

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Kobyz is a national Kazakh musical instrument -

The mausoleum of Ykylas Dukenov is an unusual modern building built in honor of the great Kazakh musician and composer Ykylas Dukenov. The mausoleum building is an iconic memorial complex erected in 1993, the building does not look like any other mausoleum and is made in a completely individual and unique style.

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The mausoleum of Ykylas Dukenov is located in Zhambyl region, Republic of Kazakhstan.

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Ykylas Dukenov is a Kazakh composer, musician, master of playing the kobyz (Kazakh national musical instrument), born in 1843 in the Karaganda region, Zhanaarkinsky district. Ykyllas was born and grew up in a family of a dynasty of musicians who played the kobyz, Ykylas also knew how to make musical instruments himself, Ykylas began playing various musical instruments in early childhood when he was only 7 years old, already at the age of 15 he performed at big concerts. Ykylas has always perfected kobyz, he wanted to make the most perfect kobyz with the clearest and purest sound.

The mausoleum of Ykylas Dukenov in Zhambyl region


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