Bright Memory to the talented author and chanson performer


(02.06.1976 - 19.09.2015)


Kobyakov Arkady Olegovich was born June 2, 1976 in the city of Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) in the family of simple workers. Father, Kobyakov Oleg Glebovich, worked as the chief auto mechanic of the motor depot, mother, Volkova Tatyana Yurievna, at the toy factory. In the family Arkady was the only child. At an early age, the kindergarten teacher advised her parents to identify Arkady at a music school. Thus, at the age of 6, at the insistence of his grandmother, he entered the Gorky boys' choir (now the Nizhny Novgorod Choral College named after L. Sivukhin), where he comprehended a musical instrument in the piano class.

It was her grandmother who played a great role in the education of Arkady - she instilled in him a love of music, taught him to accept life as it is, and to treat everything philosophically.


His musical education Arcadia finished was not destined. Because of his fervor and hooliganism at the age of 15, he was sentenced to 3.5 years and sent to serve in the Ardatov educational and labor colony for minors in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

Shortly before his release, in December 1993 under foolish circumstances, Father Arkady died. This tragic event left a deep imprint on his soul.


While serving his sentence Arkady Kobyakov got carried away with creativity. He wrote about eighty songs. Even seven video clips were shot. Arkady Kobyakov became famous not only in the criminal environment, but also among the Russian public. Arkady was released in 2006. I started to work as a singer. He sang in restaurants and corporate parties.
At the end of 2008, he was again sentenced to five years for fraud.


Even behind bars, Kobyakov continued to write songs. In 2011, made for the prisoners together with the chanson, Yuri Kost. Later he prepared his first official album "The Arresting Soul".


In the spring of 2013, Arkady is released. On May 24, at the Moscow club, called Butyrka, he gave a solo concert.
In the summer of 2014, Arkady began actively collaborating with the record company "Chanson Gold". Old compositions were re-released in new arrangements, and new songs were recorded. For the year, nine music videos are released for the song "I'm Just a Passer", "Nowhere to Run," "On the Chanson," "I Will not Forget," "If You Love Me," "Thousands of Planets," "The Twinkling of the Stars," "All behind "and" Breeze ". In the same year the album "Veterok" is released on a high-quality medium.


By mid-2015, Arkady Kobyakov, along with the concert director and his close friend Sergey Lekomtsev, traveled with concerts in over 100 cities of Russia, and the video clips exceeded one million views. Active work with creativity foreshadowed great popularity.


In the middle of September the shooting of the video for the composition "I'm leaving at dawn" is coming to the end.
At 5:30 am September 19, 2015 Arkady Kobyakov suddenly died in Podolsk from a stomach ulcer.

Arkady Kobyakov "left" at dawn, as he wrote in his song of the same name, leaving people the most precious - his work. 


In 2016, the year will be released: The single "Ah, if you know," the album "Hello, Mom," the new album "I'll Leave the World at Your Foot", video clips for the song "I'll Leave At Dawn", "The Girl at the River," " Such as ice".
In each line of his songs someone's really experienced fate. For many people, Arcadia's work remains just a beautiful song, but only until pain and sadness do not put the deepest meaning into these heartfelt words and music. An open soul and a real reality are the distinguishing features of his songs.


For his talent and openness, he received the people's love of spectators.
He is known, listened with rapture, sympathizes, they talk about him, remember and will always remember ...