Veselin Stoyanov

Veselin Anastasov Stoyanov (Веселин Анастасов Стоянов) (20 April 1902 in Shumen – 29 June 1969 in Sofia) was a Bulgarian composer.[1]

Veselin Stoyanov

In 1937 he began teaching and later became professor of music theory courses at the National Academy of Music (Bulgaria). Stoyanov raised the level of music theory teaching in Bulgaria. His students included Todor Popov, Dimitar Petkov, Stefan Remenkov, Alexander Tekeliev, Ivan Marinov and others.


  • Three concertos for piano and orchestra (1942, 1953, 1966); Concerto for Violin and Orchestra; Concerto for Cello and Orchestra; Concertino for violin
  • Two symphonies; symphonic suite grotesque Bai Ganyo; Festival Overture; symphonic poem Song of Blood; Rhapsody for symphony orchestra
  • Operas:
  • ballet Pope Joanna
  • cantatas
  • songs



  1. ^ Don Michael Randel -The Harvard biographical dictionary of music - 1996 Page 874 "Stoyanov, Veselin (b. Shumen, 20 Apr. 1902; d. Sofia, 29 June 1969). Composer. He came from a musical family; his brother Andrei was a pianist who, with Veselin, studied at the ... Works include stage music Hitar Peter [Cunning Peter], "
  2. ^ Bulgarian text in romanization in CD booklet