|Birth name||Dumitru Fărcaş|
May 13, 1938 |
Groşii Băii Mari, Romania
Dumitru Fărcaş (12 May 1938, Groşii Băii Mari, Maramureş County, Romania) is a Romanian tárogató player. He played the instrument on all major stages in the world and made the tárogató known all over the world.
He is the leader of the "Mărţişorul" orchestra from 1962, with which he won many national and international awards.
In 2008 he was awarded Doctor honoris causa by the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy.
In 2009 he became the honorary patron of the tarogato/taragot website "11fhMSE.com ".