Kiril Makedonski

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Kiril Makedonski (19 January 1925 – 2 June 1984) was a Macedonian composer. Born in Bitola, Macedonia, Makedonski studied music composition at the Zagreb Conservatory in Croatia. He is best known today for composing Goce (1954), the first opera in the Macedonian language, which was commissioned for the inaugural performance of the Macedonian National Opera Company. He wrote two other operas, King Samoil and Ilinden. His other compositions include five symphonies, two ballets, two symphonic poems, and a large amount of choral music and vocal art songs.[1]