Singing professionally since 1982, he gained popularity as a member of the rock band Bravo.
In 2008, he was awarded the honorary title "Merited Artist of the Russian Federation".
Valeri Miladovich Syutkin (Russian: Валерий Миладович Сюткин) was born on 22 March 1958 in Moscow, USSR, to parents Prof. Milad Syutkin (was born in Perm) and Moscow citizen Bronislava Brzhezidskaya. He started to play music early 1970s taking part at several doujin groups simultaneously as a bass guitarist or drummer. While playing at school ensembles, he was performing the songs of Beatles, Grand Funk Railroad, Deep Purp