Mihai Dolgan

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For the academician with a similar name, see Mihail Dolgan.
Mihai Dolgan
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Mihai Dolgan on stamps of Moldova
Born (1942-03-15)March 15, 1942
Vladimirești, Sângerei
Died March 16, 2008(2008-03-16) (aged 66)
Chişinău
Resting place
Armenian cemetery, Chişinău
Nationality Romania,
USSR,
Moldova
Ethnicity Romanian
Occupation Singer and composer
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy
Awards Order of the Republic (Moldova)

Mihai Dolgan (March 15, 1942, Vladimirești - March 16, 2008, Chişinău) was a singer and composer from Moldova. In 1967 he set up the Noroc, which became one of the most famous bands in the Soviet Union.[1]

Biography[edit]

Mihail Dolgan was born on March 14, 1942 in Vladimirești of the Sângerei District. In 1949 all his family was deported to Siberia. He came back to Moldova in 1957. In 1967 Mihai Dolgan set up the Noroc ensemble, which became one of the most famous in the USSR.[2] In 1970 the Ministry of Culture of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic banned the ensemble and it returned onto the stage only in 1988. Mihai Dolgan is the author of about a hundred compositions, which became hits. On March 16, 2008 the composer Mihai Dolgan died in the hospital, suffering from an incurable disease.[3] Mihai Dolgan was buried at the Armenian cemetery.[4]

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Iurie Colesnic. Chișinău. Enciclopedie.1997
  • Serafim Buzilă. Interpreți din Moldova. Ch., Ed. Arc-Museum, 1996, reeditare 1999

Discography[edit]

  • ВИА «Норок» (1968)
  • ВИА «Норок» (1969)
  • Ансамбль «Норок» (1987)

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