Valeryj Ignatavich Glushakoŭ was born on 1 September 1926 in Babrujsk.
During World War II, Glushakoŭ was a guerilla fighter in the Kirov brigade.
At the end of the war, Glushakoŭ
was drafted into the Soviet army.
After the army, Glushakoŭ
entered the Belarussian
State Conservatory in the class of Evgenij Vitting.
After graduation in 1956, Glushakoŭ sang leading roles
stage of the Minsk State Opera, where he later became head of the stage direction department (1978–88).
1959 and 1961, Glushakoŭ was elected deputy of Minsk.
He died in Minsk on 3 April 2005. In 2010, a commemorative plaque was displayed
on the house on Independence Avenue, 48, where Glushavkoŭ had
lived for many years.
His repertory included: Vronek (Jasnae svitanne/Clear dawn by Turankoŭ/Turenkov, 1958), Andrehj (Kaljuchaja ruzha/Prickly rose by
Semjanjaka, 1960), Lukash (Charodejka/The enchantress), Astrologer (Zolotoj petushok/The golden cockerel), Andrej (Khovanshchina),
Indian Guest, Vladimir (Knjaz Igor), Don Antonio (Obruchenie v monastyre/Betrothal in a monastery by Prokofyev), Faust, Werther, Cassio,
Duca, Alfredo, Nadir, Enzo, ...