- "Permit me to introduce my father, who flew in this morning from Petersburg."
- —Josef Slavanski
Petor Slavanski is a blind, Russian piano teacher. He was invited to Black Books by his son, Josef, to hear a rendition of piano music by who he thought was Fran Katzenjammer, but was actually Manny Bianco.
- Petor is a masculine given name of Greek origin. It is a varient of Peter and translates to 'rock'.
- Slavanski may be a reference to Josip Štolcer-Slavenski, a Croatian composer and professor at the Music Academy in Belgrade.
Behind the scenes Edit
- As his son Josef was at least in his sixties when he came to Black Books, Petor is most likely to be in his eighties, or even ninties.
- Petor was living in Petersburg when he came to Black Books in 2002.
- Petor was portrayed by British actor, Edward Burnham.