The composer Roman Davydov (born on July 16, 1947) originates from Baku. During the first seven years of his career Davydov served as the concertmaster at the Azerbaijan Operette Theatre. Beside the foremost duties Davydov fulfilled the orders for performances orchestration. Then there were years of studying in the Gorkov Conservatoire, where the composition class was conducted by professor A. Nesterov. The name of A. Kasyanov, people's artist of the USSR shall never be obliterated from the mind of M. Balakirev's and A. Glazunov's music trend.