Horia Brenciu

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Horia Brenciu
Andreea Esca and Horia Brenciu.jpg
Brenciu with Andreea Esca, a Romanian news presenter
Background information
Birth name Horea Augustus Brenciu[1]
Also known as Brenciu
Born (1972-08-27) 27 August 1972 (age 45)
Brașov, Romania
Genres Pop, blues, soul
Occupation(s) Singer, panelist, , humanitarian, entertainer
Years active 1990–present
Labels CatMusic, MediaPro
Website horiabrenciu.ro

Horia Brenciu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈhori.a ˈbrent͡ʃʲu]; born Horea Augustus Brenciu [ˈhore̯a awˈɡustus] on 27 August 1972 in Brașov) is a Romanian singer, television host for the Romanian version of Dancing with the Stars, successful entertainer, and philanthropist. He studied at National College Andrei Şaguna from Braşov, then he continued to Şcoala Populară de Artă Braşov, at piano and canto class, and in 1998 he finished The Theater Academy in Bucharest.

At 18 years old he started his musical career by singing with the piano in his own band, "Apropo". In 1993, he entered into the world of television as the host for a popular show, at that time called Robingo at TVR.[2] In the following years he was a prominent TV presenter, and he was the host of some kids' shows. In 2002, he created one of the most important brands in Romania, HB Media, and from 2004 to 2010, he was the planner of Stars on Mariott and other popular shows for New Year's Eve. From 2003, he made a stand by creating "Cabaret Nights at Hilton", cabaret shows which have been enjoyed by international cycus stars and some Romanian celebrities.[3]

In 2002, Horia Brenciu did the first step for HB Orchestra,[4] a powerful project very active in the background for many artists in Romania. A project with thousands of concerts and live acts, at present the project with Julie Mayaya, the winner from Vocea României can be watched at Antena 1 in the show Serviciul Român de Comedie. In 2007 Brenciu released his first album, 35, and in 2008 he received some awards from Radio Romania International in "The best male voice" category.[5]

Horia Brenciu at the Golden Stag Festival in 2008

TV show[edit]

  • Robingo
  • Tip Top Minitop
  • Kiki RikiMiki
  • Ora 6 fix
  • Sarabanda
  • Național TV Bingo Liberty
  • Neața
  • Neața în Epoca de piatră
  • Gong Show
  • Înfruntarea
  • Asul din Mânecă
  • Vocea României (coach) (seasons 1-3)
  • Te cunosc de undeva! (judge) (season 5)
  • X Factor (judge) (season 4-)

Songs[edit]

  • "Funky Party"
  • "Cine ești tu?"
  • "La la la"
  • "Lucruri simple"
  • "La radio"
  • "La fel"
  • "Septembrie, luni"
  • "It's you" (feat. Kamara)
  • "Close to me"
  • "Love is.." (feat. Cristi Cretu)
  • "Prolog"
  • "Hello"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I se spune Horia Brenciu, dar putini stiu care este de fapt numele antrenorului de la "Vocea Romaniei"". Protv.ro. PRO TV S.A. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Brenciu ca pe vremuri! Imagini spectaculoase cu artistul de la ROBINGO. Iti mai amintesti?". jurnalul.ro. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Horia Brenciu | Vocea Romaniei | ProTv". vocearomaniei.protv.ro. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "HB orchestra | Horia Brenciu | Lucruri Simple". horiabrenciu.ro. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Invitat: Horia Brenciu - Psihologul muzical - Radio România Actualităţi Online". romania-actualitati.ro. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 

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