Constantin Marin

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Constantin Marin
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Background information
Birth nameConstantin Marin
Born(1925-02-27)27 February 1925
Urleta, Romania
Died1 January 2011(2011-01-01) (aged 85)
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, conductor

Constantin Marin (27 February 1925 – 1 January 2011)[1] was a Romanian award-winning musician, conductor and composer.[2]


Marin on a 2018 stamp of Romania

Marin was born in Urleta, Prahova County, Romania. He was the founder in 1963 of the Madrigal Chamber Choir and had been its conductor and director ever since. He was well-known all over the world for his expertise on Renaissance music, Baroque, Gregorian songs and Traditional Romanian music. He was designated a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1992.[3]


  1. ^ Iancu, Ana-Maria (5 January 2011). "Madrigal Choir founder Marin Constantin dies". Nine o'Clock, Bucharest, Romania (
  2. ^ "Marin Constantin: Presentation". International Festival "George Enescu", Romania ( 2009.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Biographie de Marin CONSTANTIN" (in French). UNESCO ( 2010.