- Milena Bozhikova
(b Varna, Bulgaria, March 8, 1946). Bulgarian composer and conductor . He graduated from the National Music Academy in Sofia in composition under Pancho Vladigerov and orchestra conducting under Konstantin Iliev (1968–73), and he continued his studies in Paris (1986–7). He has actively been working as a composer, performer, and pedagogue and has won prestigious Bulgarian and international awards. He conducted and has developed several Bulgarian orchestras, including the Gabrovo Chamber Orchestra (...