Sergey 'Chizh' Chigrakov (band front-man and also an author of almost every song) was born on 2nd February, 1961 in Dzerzhinsk. Started to play in local bands with his elder brother at the age of 14, substituting some of their members. Then he graduates from music school and college.
Alexander Yakovlevich Rosenbaum (Russian: Александр Яковлевич Розенбаум, Aleksandr Jakovlevič Rozyenbaum) (born September 13, 1951 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian bard from Saint Petersburg. He is best known as an interpreter of the blatnaya pesnya (criminal song) genre. Modern singers in this genre, such as Михаил Шуфутинский often sing Rosenbaum's songs.
Zahar Borisovich May was born in Kharkov in 1969. He wrote his first song ("Holodilnik pust") in 1987. During 1988 - 2002 lived in USA. In 2002 Zahar May returned to Russia and created with Saint-Petersburg's musicians group "Shiva". Nowadays Zahar lives in Kharkov and often plays solo concerts.
ДДТ (DDT) is a popular Russian rock band founded by its permanent lead singer, Yuri Shevchuk (Юрий Шевчук), in Ufa in 1980. The original band comprises: * Yuri Shevchuk — vocals, guitar
* Vladimir Sigachyov — keyboard