Hi-Q (band)

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Hi-Q was a Romanian pop group, founded in 1996[1][2] in Braşov.[2] The original group consisted of Mihai Sturzu, Florin Grozea, and Dana Nălbaru.[2] Described by Libertatea as one of the best-known musical groups in Romania,[3] Hi-Q also hosts its own TV show on national television.[citation needed] Dana Nălbaru left the group in 2003 to pursue a solo career[2] and returned in October 2010.[2][4] On 31 July 2014, on a news magazine show presented by Teo Trandafir, the band split.[5]

Hi-Q
Hi-Q at Mega Discoteca Tineretului.jpg
Hi-Q performing at Mega Discoteca Tineretului in Costinești
Background information
Origin Romania
Genres Pop
Years active 1996–2014
Labels Roton (1998-2002)
Cat Music / Sony Music (2002-2014)
Website www.hi-q.ro
Members Mihai Sturzu (1996-2014)
Florin Grozea (1996-2014)
Dana Nălbaru (1996-2003, 2010-2014)
Past members
Nicoleta Drăgan (2003-2008)
Anya Buxai (2008-2010)

Band members[edit]

Members[edit]

  • Florin-Alexandru Grozea: singer, songwriter, music producer (1996-2014)
  • Mihai Sturzu: singer, manager (1996-2014)
  • Dana Nălbaru: singer (1996–2003, late 2010–2014)

Former members[edit]

  • Nicoleta Drăgan: singer, songwriter, lyrics writer, joined after Nălbaru's 2003 departure,[citation needed] officially left the band on April 2008[6]
  • Anya Buxai: singer, joined after Drăgan's 2008 departure, left the band in 2010

Band[edit]

  • Tuliga Florin - sound engineer
  • Cristi Matesan - drums
  • Virgil Dulceanu - keyboards
  • Mac Aciobăniței - guitar

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Îţi plăcea look-ul Hi-Q înainte de despărţire, sau acum, după reunire?, libertatea.ro. Undated, apparently 2 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e Loredana Toma, Hi-Q ca-n vremurile bune: Dana Nălbaru, Mihai şi Florin, evz.ro (Evenimentul Zilei), 27 October 2010. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  3. ^ "…una dintre cele mai cunoscute trupe din România…" Îţi plăcea look-ul Hi-Q înainte de despărţire, sau acum, după reunire?, libertatea.ro. Undated, apparently 2 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  4. ^ Dana Nălbaru a plâns la revenirea în trupa Hi-Q, libertatea.ro, 27 October 2010. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  5. ^ [1] Ziarul Ring
  6. ^ Diana Evantia Barca, Hi-Q, fără Nicoleta, evz.ro (Evenimentul Zilei), 11 April 2008. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  7. ^ a b Mădălina Piloff, Hi-Q lansează astăzi noul album, un single şi un videoclip, evz.ro (Evenimentul Zilei), 5 April 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2012.

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