Born 1880 in present-day Muinak Raion; died Mar. 3, 1936, on the Kalinin Kolkhoz, Muinak Raion. Soviet Kara-Kalpak poet.
Musaev studied in the village madrasa and also on his own. In his prerevolutionary verses he decried social injustice. In the Soviet period, Musaev was a founder of Soviet Kara-Kalpak poetry. His works were first published in 1930. His poem “Lenin” was published in the newspaper Pravda in 1932. Musaev’s Complete Collected Works were published posthumously in 1941.
WORKSTanglamalï qosïqlar. Nukus, 1956.
Shgharmalarï. Nukus, 1960.