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Vasily Ivanovich Lebedev-Kumach ([Васи́лий Ива́нович Ле́бедев-Кума́ч] Error: {{Lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) Moscow, 5 August [O.S. 24 July] 1898 — 20 February 1949) was a Soviet Russian poet and lyricist.

He wrote numerous songs, the most famous being probably Священная война (Svyaschennaya Voyna, 'The Sacred War'), Песня о Родине (A Song About Motherland) and Как много девушек хороших (Such a lot of nice girls!), later immortalized as the Argentine Tango song Serdtse (Сердце-Heart) by Pyotr Leshchenko.

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