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Bust-monument of Boris Hristov

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Boris Hristov, the renowned Bulgarian bass-baritone, holds a special place in the hearts of many, honored by a bust-monument near the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, nestled on the lawn adjacent to the St. Synod building.

Born on May 18, 1914, in the vibrant city of Plovdiv, Hristov’s remarkable talent and vocal prowess transcended borders. Throughout a substantial part of his illustrious career, he graced stages in Italy, garnering widespread acclaim and earning the esteemed reputation as one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century.

His legacy in the opera world continues to resonate, even after his passing on June 28, 1993, in Rome, Italy. The monument dedicated to him serves as a testament to his immeasurable contributions to the world of music, honoring his remarkable artistry and preserving the memory of his extraordinary talent for generations to come.

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