- Dimitrije Bužarovski
(b Veles, March 29, 1934; d Skopje, Jan 14, 2000). Macedonian composer and educator. His compositions are among the first large-scale orchestral works (Sinfonietta in Es, Sinfonietta in Si, and Fantasia corale) which, in the 1950s and 1960s, moved Macedonian music toward the contemporary occidental music styles. Both his compositional and educational activities essentially influenced the developement of Macedonian music at the end of the 20th century.
His family was known for the fresco painting artisans (zograf) in the 19th century. He studied at Skopje Music School and Belgrade Music School and graduated from Milenko Zivković’s composition class at the Academy of Music in Belgrade in 1961. After working as a teacher at Skopje Music School and a music journalist for Radio Skopje, he became professor (1967) and dean (1970–71; 1977–9) of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Faculty of Music....