Bulgarians mourn great tenor, 71RIP
The death has been announced of Rumen Doikov, a Bulgarian tenor with a 30-year international career.
Based in Sofia and Belgrade, he was renowned for his Radames in Aida. He wished he had been born Italian.
Asked for the secret of his success, Doikov said: ‘Confidence in what I do. And that I learned from the great masters of Belcanto – Caruso, Gili, Del Monaco, Corelli.