Emil Dimitrov

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Emil Dimitrov
Background information
Born 23 December 1940
Origin Pleven, Bulgaria
Died 30 March 2005 (aged 64)
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1960-2000

Emil Dimitrov (Bulgarian: Емил Димитров) (December 23, 1940 in Pleven – March 30, 2005 in Sofia) was a Bulgarian singer, musician and composer. Popular for his songs „Ако си дал“ („If you have given“), „Моя страна, моя България“ („My country, my Bulgaria“), „Нашият сигнал“ („Our signal“), „Само един живот“ („Only one lifetime“), „Джулия“ („Julia“), „Арлекино“ („Arlequine“), „Писмо до мама“ („Letter to my mother“) and others.

In 1970 he was signed to the French record company EMI Pathé-Marconi, which releases his first French-language single "L'amour c'est toi".[1] His song "Monica" (known in Bulgarian as „Моя страна, моя България“ („My country, my Bulgaria“)) sold out in circulation of over 500 000 copies in Germany and 100 000 copies in Belgium.[2]

Acoording to the American magazine Billboard Emil Dimitrov has sold over 40 million copies of his albums in the countries in Eastern Europe and USSR.[1][3][4][2][5]


Bulgarian Evergreens
  1. Моя страна, моя България (My country, my Bulgaria) - Emil Dimitrov; Director: Stilian Ivanov
Само един живот не е достатъчен (Only one life is not enough)
  1. Ако си дал... (If you have given something...) - Emil Dimitrov
  2. Писмо до мама (A letter to my mother) - Emil Dimitrov
  3. Само тази нощ (Only tonight) - Lili Ivanova
  4. Само един живот (Only one life) - Iordanka Hristova
  5. Сбогом, Мария (Good-Bye Maria) - Panaiot Panaiotov


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