Vitaly Komar was born in Moscow in 1943. He lives and works in New York City. Alexander Melamid was born in Moscow in 1945. He lives and works in New York City.
The Most Wanted Song / The Most Unwanted Song (audio CD)
With the collaboration of composer Dave Soldier, Komar & Melamid conducted a poll on Dia's web site in Spring 1996. Approximately 500 visitors took the survey. Soldier and Nina Mankin used the survey results to write music and lyrics for the Most Wanted and Most Unwanted songs.