- Milena Bozhikova
(b Shumen, Bulgaria, Feb 19, 1940). Bulgarian pianist and pedagogue. She began studying piano at the age of five, under Pavla Zhekova; at the age of seven she was a pupil of Dimitar Nenov; and at the age of eight she was in the piano class of Panks Pelishek. She gave her first concert at the age of six; as a nine-year-old she received a special award for exceptional talent at the first Bulgarian Competition for Children Instrumentalists in Sofia (...