Volodymyr Ivasiuk (04.03.1949 — 22.05.1979) — a prominent Ukrainian composer, poet, one of the founders of Ukrainian popular music, the Hero of Ukraine. He is the author of 107 songs, 53 instrumental works, music for two performances. He was a professional medical man and violinist. He was perfect at playing piano, violoncello, guitar and singing his own songs. He also was a talented painter and photographer.
He died tragically, being at the age of 30. The mysterious circumstances of his death are not clarified yet.