Born April 29, 1906 in the tract Kosuaktam, now Aktobe region. Died May 30, 1968 in Alma-Ata.
In 1932 he graduated from the historical and theoretical faculty of Leningrad Conservatory.
In 1934 he created the Orchestra named after Kurmangazy and was its Head-Lieder Conductor until 1945. 1935-1937 - artistic director of the Philharmonic named after Jambul.
From 1961 he headed the Department of Musical Arts Institute of Literature and Art named after Auezov.
The author of books, essays and articles on Kazakh folk music.
Composer Ahmet Kuanovich Zhubanov - an original artist and a bright national. He worked his way up to the academician, People's Artist of the Kazakh SSR. "In the barren "takyr"(desolate place in desert) and a blade of grass will not grow" - say Kazakhs. These words can be fully attributed to the professional music, which is born and develops in the folk's soil.