Alexander Yossifov, Bulgarian composer, Died at 76


Alexander Yossifov was born on August 12, 1940, in Sofia, Bulgaria and died in November 2016.

He was a Bulgarian composer and conductor.

When he attended the Bulgarian State Conservatory, he studied composition under Pancho Vladigerov and conducting under Konstantin Iliev.

Yossifov was the author of numerous chamber music pieces as well as symphonic works.

He also wrote several art songs and one opera, Back to the Beginning.

Yossifov conducted numerous ensembles throughout his career including the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Alexander Yossifov passed away at 76 years old.