Place of birth: village of Bayanaul of Pavlodar region
People`s Artist of the Kazakh SSR (1959).
People`s Artist of the USSR.
In 1940-1979 - the soloist (baritone) and director of the Kazakh Theater of Opera and Ballet, performed in concerts. Since 1979 - a teacher and head of the department of musical comedy Almaty TCI, Professor (1985).
The general audience on an unforgettable mark Kenzhetaev kinoobraz historical figures and contemporary films: "Our dear doctor", "On the Wings of Song", "Kyz Zhibek", "On the trail of Tulpar", "Gauhartas". Kauken Kenzhetaev was born in 1916 in Bayanaul district of Pavlodar region. In 1935 - 41 he studied at the Kazakh studio under the Moscow Conservatory. From 1942 - 1946 he worked in the song and dance ensemble of the border guards in Khabarovsk. In 1950 he successfully graduated from the vocal faculty of the Alma-Ata Conservatory AM Kurganova. With this porynachinaetsya long and happy career of the famous singer. Performance Parts Targyn, Bekezhan (in operas "Ep Targyn", "Kyz Zhibek"), Ruslana (the opera Glinka`s "Ruslan and Lyudmila") and others. Kauken Kenzhetaev showed his versatile talent of the singer and actor. As director, he staged the opera - Brusilovskii "Ep Targyn", "Zhalbyr", "Kyz Zhibek", "Amangeldy" S. Mukhamedzhanov "Aisulu" E. Rakhmadiyev "Alpamys", Tchaikovsky`s "Queen of Spades", etc. . Kauken Kenzhetaev known and their concert performing arts. In his repertoire, along with Kazakh folk songs, Ukrainian, Tatar, Uzbek folk songs, arias, songs, Russian songs, Soviet and Western - European classics. He toured many cities of the Soviet Union, he was abroad (Poland, Mongolia, Romania, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and others.).