Vadim Kuzema

Vadim Kuzema

Author and performer of songs in the style of Russian chanson, nominee for the “Chanson of the Year 2006” award.
Country: Kazakhstan

Biography of Vadim Kuzema

Vadim Kuzema is an author and performer of songs in the Russian chanson style. He was born in 1962 in Kazakhstan and later resided in the city of Lisichansk in the Lugansk region. He served in the Soviet Army and graduated from the Donetsk Polytechnic Institute with honors. In the late 1980s, he worked as a mining foreman at the Stakhanov Coal Mine in Krasnoarmeysk-Ugol.

In 1997, Kuzema immigrated to Germany after previously living in Kiev. In August 2000, he released his first album titled "Charter to Hannover," which consisted of 11 songs. His songs often depict the life of the Russian-speaking diaspora.

Kuzema has been married twice and is currently divorced. He has four children, with a son and daughter from each marriage. Some of his most well-known songs include "Charter to Hannover," "Russian Weddings in Germany," and "Reichstag."