Bulgarian movie stars died in 2004

Here are 2 famous actors from Bulgaria died in 2004:

Nicolaï Ghiaurov

Nicolaï Ghiaurov (September 13, 1929 Velingrad-June 2, 2004 Modena) a.k.a. N. Ghiaurov, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ghiaurov, Nicolaï, Nikolai Gjaurov, Nikolay Gyaurov or Nicolaj Ghiaurov was a Bulgarian singer and actor. He had one child, Elena Ghiaurov.

Ghiaurov was renowned as an opera singer, particularly for his bass voice. He performed at the most prestigious opera houses around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala in Milan, and the Royal Opera House in London. Some of his most famous roles included Don Giovanni, Boris Godunov, and Mephistopheles. He was also known for his interpretations of Russian songs and Bulgarian folk music. Ghiaurov received many honors during his career, including being named a People's Artist of the USSR and receiving the Order of Stara Planina, one of Bulgaria's highest honors. In addition to his singing career, he also appeared in films and television shows in Bulgaria and Italy. Ghiaurov passed away in 2004 at the age of 74 in Modena, Italy.

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Stefan Dimitrov

Stefan Dimitrov (November 22, 1939 Burgas-August 13, 2004 Sofia) was a Bulgarian opera singer and actor.

He graduated from the Pancho Vladigerov State Academy of Music in Sofia and made his professional debut at the Burgas Opera, where he performed from 1965 to 1968. He then joined the Sofia National Opera, where he sang until 1993.

Dimitrov was known for his powerful baritone voice and his interpretation of classical roles. He was particularly well-regarded for his performances of Verdi's operas, including Rigoletto, Aida, and Il trovatore.

In addition to his work as an opera singer, Dimitrov was also a respected actor. He appeared in several Bulgarian films and television shows, including the critically acclaimed 1976 film "The Hare Census."

He received numerous awards for his contributions to Bulgarian culture, including the People's Artist of Bulgaria award in 1979, and was widely regarded as one of the country's greatest performers.

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