- Magdalena Manolova
- and Milena Bozhikova
(b Troyan, Bulgaria, July 22, 1936; d Sofia, Bulgaria, Dec 15, 2011). Bulgarian composer. He studied composition with Vladigerov at the Bulgarian State Conservatory, graduating in 1962, and with Shostakovich at the Moscow State Conservatory. Later he worked as conductor of the Filip Kutev State Folksong and Dance Company and the Folksong Ensemble of the Bulgarian Committee for Television and Radio, and then taught score reading at the conservatory before becoming a freelance composer. In ...