- Magdalena Manolova
- and Milena Bozhikova
(b Sofia, Bulgaria, Sept 6, 1949). Bulgarian composer. He studied at the National Music Academy, Sofia, under Konstantin Popov and composition under Dimitär Täpkov (1971–6), then from 1974 to 2013 worked as a cellist in the Symphony Orchestra of Bulgarian Radio and Television. Balyozov came to prominence as a composer in the 1970s and 80s. He was among the founders of the Association for New Music in Bulgaria and chairman of the Arts Council (...