Actor, dancer, choreographer, pop artist - master of conversational genre, composer. The elder brother taught Boria dances, and he, according to his own recollections, began performing at the Jewish bazaar in front of criminals who gathered there. After escaping from home was expelled from school. In 1937-1941 he studied at the Kiev Choreographic School, at the same time he danced in the Folk Dance Ensemble of the Ukrainian SSR. Later he staged several ballet performances, including The Red Devils. Member of the Great Patriotic War. From June 15, 1941 as part of the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Kiev Military District. In 1941-1946 - in the front ensemble, in 1947-1948 - the soloist of the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Soviet Army named after A.V. Alexandrova, in 1948-1966 - the artist Moskontsert.