Kroum Pindoff ( _bg. Крум Пиндов) is a Bulgarian Canadian businessman [ [http://ec.europa.eu/world/tsunami/reaction_european_countries.htm#Bulgaria Site of the European Commission] ] born in Greek Macedonia [cite web
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Bulgaria. Pindoff participated in the Second World War as part of the Bulgarian army, and their allies the Germans. Later when Bulgaria joined the Allies, he fought against the German army. [cite web
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first=] He and Eva, his German-born wife, both survivors of the horrors of war, arrived in
Canadain 1955 as immigrants with one single purpose in life: to make enough money to aid innocent victims of war.
Forming a company called
Pindoff Record Salesin 1960, he began selling records on consignment to a variety of stores in Toronto. By 1970, Eva became the Founding President of Music World, a company formed to market a variety of music products. Today Music World consists of 110 outlets Canada-wide with over 1,000 employees. The couple celebrated 50 years of their marriage in the year 2000. They recently pledged five million dollars to the Red Crossto help landminevictims become survivors. As philanthropists, both Kroum and Eva contributed more than 20,000 food parcels to senior citizens in Bulgaria following the implosion of the Eastern Blocin 1991. The Pindoffs recently built a home for 100 children in Orahavica, Gasinci, Croatia.
Even more recently, Music World Limited was sold, and is now being liquidated. All 110 of its Canada-wide outlets will close before February 2008 and over 1000 employees will lose their jobs without compensation.
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