|Birth name||Volodymyr Mykhailovych Ivasyuk|
|Born||March 4, 1949|
Kitsman, Chernivtsi oblast, Ukraine
|Died||18 May 1979(aged 30)|
|Occupation(s)||songwriter, composer and poet|
Volodymyr Mykhailovych Ivasyuk (March 4, 1949 – May 18, 1979) - was an iconic Ukrainian songwriter, composer and poet. He is the author and composer of the widely popular song "Chervona Ruta" popularized by Sofia Rotaru in 1971, and later covered by other singers.
Ivasyuk was born in the city of Kitsman, Chernivtsi Oblast, on March 4, 1949. His father Mykhaylo Ivasyuk was a well-known writer from Bukovyna.