Famous Bulgarian Theater Director Krikor Azaryan Dies at 75

Society » OBITUARIES | December 14, 2009, Monday // 09:56
Bulgaria: Famous Bulgarian Theater Director Krikor Azaryan Dies at 75 Krikor Azaryan, one of the most talented theater directors in Bulgaria, has made history with dozens of productions. Photo by BGNES

Professor Krikor Azaryan, a prominent Bulgarian theater director and lecturer, has died at 75 following a battle with a serious disease.

Even in his last days he managed to finish yet another memorable project and to see the ovations for the Cherry Orchard, a play by Anton Chekhov, at the National Theater.

Azaryan was born on March 15, 1934 in the town of Plovdiv. He was a professor and a lecturer at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts.

Most of the plays that he has directed were staged at the Military Theatre in Sofia.

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