People's Artist of Belarus Leonid Zakhlevny celebrates his birthday. Today, the laureate of this state prize, the permanent leader of the Belarusian State TV and Radio Company’s honored musical band "Byaseda" turns 70. The composer learned from the great: Bogatyrev, Olovnikov and Glebov. He wrote symphonic, chamber and choral music. However, he is most known for his variety compositions. Today the songs by Zakhlevny are performed by many famous Belarusian bands, including "Byaseda", "Syabry" and many others.