Emil Dimitrov

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Emil Dimitrov
Emil Dimitrov in 1970.jpg
Background information
Born(1940-12-23)December 23, 1940
Pleven, Bulgaria
DiedMarch 30, 2005(2005-03-30) (aged 64)
Sofia, Bulgaria
GenresPop
Occupation(s)singer
InstrumentsAccordion, Piano
Years active1960–1999

Emil Dimitrov (Bulgarian: Емил Димитров) (December 23, 1940 in Pleven – March 30, 2005 in Sofia) was a Bulgarian singer, musician and composer. He was 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 released 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 with a circulation of over 500,000 copies in Germany and 100,000 copies in Belgium.[2]

According 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]

Discography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Billboard 31 Oct 1970
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 5, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 16, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 5, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 5, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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