Born in Tula in 1924.
1939 - gained a place at Moscow secondary art school.
Studied with V.V.Pochitalova and his father G.М.Chegal.
1941-1943 moved to Bashkir.
On returning to Moscow he got a place in the Surikov Moscow State Art Institute.
Studied with I.I. Chekmazova and V.V. Favorskoi.
1949 - graduated from the institute under the tuition of S.V.Gerasimova.
Degree work - "Congratulation with golden medal"- exposed at a festival in Budapest.
1949 - Member of the USSR Union of Artists.
Participated in all-union, republican and Moscow exhibitions, mainly with portraits.
The works of the artist can be found in many museums in Russia, private collections.