- Milena Bozhikova
(b Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Aug 5, 1945). Bulgarian violinist. She began to study violin at age three with her father, Trendafil Milanov. She studied at the invitation of David Oistrakh and graduated in violin at the State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow (1964–9). She enjoyed an active solo career in the 1970s. She has won international awards including the gold medal of the First National Festival of Amateur Art (...