Dobri Hristov

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Birthday
14, 1875
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jan 23, 1941 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1875
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jan 23, 1941 (65)

About

One of Bulgaria's most important 20th-century composers. He was known for his choral, church, and orchestra music. He helped introduce the idea of using Bulgarian folklore elements in compositions to the country's musical culture.

Before Fame

He attended the Prague Conservatory beginning in 1903.

Trivia

He led The Seven Saints, a Sofia-based church ensemble and choir, from 1911 until 1928.

Family Life

His family was residing in Varna when he was born.

Associated With

He was at Prague during Antonin Dvorak's tenure as director.