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Maldybaev, Father Of The Kyrgyz Opera: 1 Som (Kyrgyzstan, 1999)-Reference

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

This Kyrgyz banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Second Som Series (1994). The observe features a portrait of actor, composer, and opera singer Abdylas Maldybaev (1906-1978). Maldybaev's melodies and operatic compositions were featured in 6 Soviet state operas. The reverse features the Bishkek Philharmonic Orchestra. A Tar (left) and Komuz (center) and Kobyz (right) can be seen in the foreground. (The note's dimensions are 135 x 65 mm or 5.31x 2.56 in)



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