Belarusian composer and teacher Igor Mikhailovich Luchenok was born in Minsk on 6 August 1938. He studied at the Belarusian State Conservatory, Leningrad Conservatory and at Moscow Conservatory. His composition teachers included A Bogatyryov and Tikhon Khrennikov.
He wrote vocal-symphonic, chamber-instrumental, chamber-vocal music and songs. He became a People's Artist of Belarus and People's Artist of the USSR, and from 1980 was chairman of the board of the Belarusian Composers' Union.
Igor Luchenok died in Minsk on 12 November 2018, aged eighty.