Alexander Paliy was born and lives in Obninsk, in the Kaluga region of the Russian Federation.
In 1988, he graduated with honours from the guitar programme of the S. I. Taneyev Music College, Kaluga. He is also an educational psychology graduate and a graduate of the Kaluga Theological Seminary.
Paliy teaches guitar at the Children's Art School No. 1, Obninsk. In professional terms, his passion is the constant updating and expansion of the educational repertoire for the guitar, to which he contributes his own compositions and arrangements. He began composing music in his school years. The style of his compositions is primarily romantic, harmoniously complemented by other musical influences (Baroque, classicism, ethnic music).