Marinov, Ivan, Bulgarian composer and conductor; b. Sofia, Oct. 17, 1928. He studied conducting with Goleminov and composition with V Stoyanov and P. Khadziev at the Sofia State Cons., graduating in 1955.
orch.: Suite on 4 Folk Songs (1955); Ilinden, symphonic poem (1956); Paraphrases (1957); Fantastic Scenes (1959); Divertimento (1961); Festive Suite (1968); Ode on Liberty (1969). vocal:Dvuboj (Duel), poem for Tenor and Orch. (1953); Pentagram for Bass, String Orch., Piano, and Timpani (1965–66); Sym. No. 1 for Bass and Orch. (1967); songs. other: Chamber music.
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