The first book for the legendary Bulgarian
DUET MARIANA AND TODOR TRAYCHEV
Just before the dramatic escape to the U.S. Dimitrov Young Communist League have chosen Todor as a "Musician of the Year - 1983". The state owned Music Company "BALKANTON" produced 120,000 copies of the album "Drawings" overflowing with exquisite lyrical sentiment and perfect music.
Now these songs are back again renewed and refreshed by fanciful technologies of modern times. I hope they get to you and you like them!
On July 4, 1984, just three days after my escaped to the USA, I played music as part of the concert for 40,000 crowd in front of the Old State Theater in Hartford / CT /. Many interviews for newspapers and National Televisions followed announcing the decision of one of the most popular musicians and their 4 year old child Pantaley to leave Bulgaria in the name of freedom and better future.
Our songs and clips in the country were banned by the communist government.
In the USA I worked hard as a regional manager of Capital Credit Corporation and later as restaurant manager in “Alta Mira”, San Francisco. 1987 we became a United States citizen. And then the first divorce came…
Keith Huss – American Cultural Center /Bulgaria/
"Who else had courage and strength to live and then to sing like him? Music and lyrics mach his character - deep, soft, hard, humorous, ironic, memorable..
Only he rubbed shoulders with scraggy cowboys and their screaming vipers, he was the one to listen to their artistic outpourings in the dim corners of the light bars. Many years Todor shared the grief and joy with these folks in the early years of the escape. Probably this is why his books and songs make us feel different.
Good luck Todor with your new book “HELLO AMERICA” and your music! "
Jay Roberts 20th Century Fox:
Instead of Preface: “Living with them for the short time I was home was a rare, rare treat. I’ve never before seen love passed so freely and joyously between three people, or from them to others, directly or through their music…”
So here's the story of the famous musical duo from Bulgaria with more than 2500 concerts at home and abroad, with tons of international awards, millions of fans and much more …
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