Born November 16, 1962 in Brest. In 1982 he graduated from music school at the Leningrad Conservatory, Rimsky-Korsakov, and in 1987, the Leningrad Conservatory in the class composition. Since 1986, the composer was the music director of the Leningrad Theater Buff, in 1988 became the artistic director of the studio theater burlesque.
Already the second year Igor Korneluk wrote his first hit "The boy was friends with a girl" - a song played Albert Asadulin, and drive the company released the "Melody". Since 1988, he began a solo career and acted in the television program "Musical Ring". It became known in his song "I do not understand what happened to me", "Little House", "Rain", "One hundred years later", "Who knows," "Smoke," "Cool". Songs performed by the composer's native pop stars, including - Mikhail Boyarsky, Edita Pyekha, cabaret duo "Academy", Philip Kirkorov. Overall, Igor Korneluk wrote over 100 songs, . as well as music for productions of "The Passion According to Moliere", . "Tic-tac-toe" (St. Petersburg Theater Comedy Theater named Akimov), . released several vinyl and CD titles - "A ticket to the ballet" (1989), . "Wait" (1990), . "I can not live like this" (1993), . "My favorite song" (1994),
. In addition, he appeared in films, debuting in 1989 in the musical TV film of Sergei Nikolayev, Kud-FPR-where, or provincial history with interludes and divertissements in the finals ". Then came "Music Game" Vitaliy Aksenova, "pants" Valeria Priemyhova. Appeared as a popular composer in a series of "cops". In 1992, about creativity Igor Korneluk was filmed telefilm, "May said." Igor Korneluk: rope, noose, hatchet, and Notre Dame