Abbasov was born on January 19, 1925 in Alabuga.
He graduated from the Kazan Aviation Technical School and worked
at the "Kazan Helicopters" plant as a designer.
In 1944, when a friend of Abbasov's family, Tatar composer
Säydäş (December 3, 1900 Kazan– December 16 1954 Moscow) advised him to devote himself to professional singing,
Abbasov entered the Tatar National
Opera Studio within the organization of the Moscow Conservatory studying with S. N. Streltsov.
Abbasov graduated from the conservatory in 1950 and returned to Kazan.
From the 1950s to the 1990s, Abbasov was
a soloist of
Kazan-based Musa Cälil Tatar Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Abbasov performed more than 100 roles according to the reference. Among his major roles were Cälil,
Tüläk (Cälil, Tülär and Susılu by Näcip Cihanov
(January 15, [O.S. 2 January] 1911 Uralsk- died June 2, 1988),
Samat (Samat by Xösnulla Wäliulllin), Alfredo, Sergey (Katerina Izmaylova), Sinodal, Faust,
Duca, Cavaradossi, Nadir, Knyazhich (Charodeïka), Aleksey (Optimisticheskaya tragyediya by Kholminov), Dzhalil (Dzhalil by Zhiganov) , ...
He died on October 11, 2006 in Kazan.
Reference Tatar Encyclopedia:
Abbasov Azat Zinnät ulı/Аббасов Азат Зиннә
улы. Tatar Encyclopedia. (2002). Kazan: Tatarstan Republic Academy of Sciences Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia.