Monday, June 9, 2008

Iliev, Konstantin


(1924-1988), Bulgarian conductor and composer, studied at the Sofia Academy of Music and at Prague. As a composer he was among the first to introduce modernist musical ideas into Eastern Europe, as a conductor he established a orchestra and opera company in Ruse, Bulgaria. he was conductor of the Varna Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, and professor at the Academy of Music.
The stamp is a scene from his opera.

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