In his congratulations, Putin called the artist a man of multifaceted talent and great creative energy, noting Gazmanov's high achievements in the field of art.

“Dear Oleg Mikhailovich!

I congratulate you on your 70th birthday ... You have achieved wide popularity as a singer, poet, composer, producer, as a prominent representative of the national stage.

Your performances are distinguished by artistry and a recognizable performing style.

I wish you health, good luck and inspiration, ”he wrote.

Oleg Gazmanov was born in the Kaliningrad region on July 22, 1951.

The artist is known to the public thanks to such compositions as "Officers", "Made in the USSR", "My Clear Days" and "Sailor".

He has the title of People's Artist of Russia, awarded the Orders of Honor, "For Services to the Fatherland" IV degree and Friendship.