Petko Staynov

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Birthday
1, 1896
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jun 26, 1977 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1896
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jun 26, 1977 (80)

About

A pioneer in Bulgarian musical composition and piano performances. He was known for his "Thracian Dances" suites.

Before Fame

He was blind by the age of 11 and went on to graduate from the Institute for the Blind in Sofia.

Trivia

He held many offices, including the Regular Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Family Life

His family was residing in Sofia when he was born, and they raised him there.

Associated With

He and Pancho Vladigerov both became known for their contributions to the music of Bulgaria.