Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Atanasov, Georgi

Georgi Atanasov(1882-1931), Bulgarian composer, studied with Mascagni in Italy. Returned to Sofia as a military bandmaster, he was the first opera composer of Bulgaria, his style is Italiante, melodic and bearing the influence of folk idoms. He conducted the Sofia National Opera from 1922 to 1923. He composed 7 operas.

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