romanian Coca Eugen (compozitor)
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Coca Eugen - composer
Eugen Coca (1893-1954) was a Moldovan composer and violonist. He wrote two symphonies and two symphonic poems. One of his masterpieces is the opera Pasarea Maiastra, based on thr folk legend of Maiastra, the central character of which is a magic bird. The Maiastra motif has become known worldwide thanks to Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi, who gave it expression in bronze and marble. He died in Chisinau in 1954.

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