Gafu Kairbekova (1928-1994) was born on August 15 in the city of Torgai, Kostanay region. Graduated from the Kazakh Pedagogical Institute named after Abai (1952). He headed the editorial office of poetry in the Kazakh state Publishing House, was deputy editor-in-chief of the newspaper “Kazakh Adebieti”, head of the editorial office of poetry in the publishing house “Zhazushy”.
Poems “steppe bell” (1956), collections “underground star gift ” (1965), “winged years” (1973), two-volume “Belasar” were kindly accepted by readers. For the collection of poems ” Star Destinies ” in 1980 , the poet was awarded the State Prize of the Kazakh SSR