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Marin Teodorescu (Romanian pronunciation: [maˈrin te.odoˈresku]; March 8, 1896, Pitești – January 13, 1945, Bucharest), known as Zavaidoc ([zavajˈdok]), was a Romanian singer, the country's best known lăutar in the interwar period. Born in Pitești into a family of lăutari, he made his way to Bucharest as a youth, together with his taraf partner. He released his first disc with Columbia Records in 1925, meeting with instant success. He died two decades later and was buried at Cernica.[1][2]


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  2. ^ (in Romanian) Tatiana Dabija, "Zavaidoc, patru cămăși în fiece noapte" Archived 2013-03-13 at the Wayback Machine, Jurnalul Național, June 28, 2004; accessed June 17, 2013