Boris Papandopulo (Croatian composer)
Boris Papandopulo (Honnef am Rhein, February 25, 1906 – Zagreb, October 16, 1991), Croatian composer and conductor of Russian Jewish descent. He was the son of Greek nobleman Konstantin Papandopulo and Croatian opera singer Maja Strozzi-Pečić.
Papandopulo studied composition in Zagreb and conducting in Vienna. He led the choruses Kolo in Zagreb and Zvonimir in Split. was director of opera at the Croatian National Theatre, conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the Croatian Radio, director of opera in Rijeka, and conducted opera in Sarajevo, Zagreb and Split.
Boris Papandopulo has one of the most extensive oeuvre in Croatian music (more than 440 works).