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date: 23 September 2020

Stupel, Petarlocked

  • Anda Palieva

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(b Sofia, April 23, 1923; d Sofia, Nov 30, 1997). Bulgarian composer and pianist. He studied the piano with Andrey Stoyanov at the Bulgarian State Academy, graduating in 1947, and then for the next two years he attended the Liszt Academy in Budapest where his teachers were Pál Kadosa and Leó Weiner. By that time he had become known as a composer of particularly popular children's songs. He was active as a pianist, both as soloist and with the violinist Brian Lechev. He also worked as a composer for the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Bulgarian army, as an editor in the children's department of Sofia Radio and Balkanton, and as chief music editor of Bulgarian national television (1966–71). He subsequently directed the festival Sofia Music Weeks which, under his guidance, developed into an important international event.

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