Monica Anghel

Monica Anghel (Romanian pronunciation: [moˈnika ˈaŋɡel]; born 1 June 1971 in Bucharest, Romania), is a Romanian singer and TV star. In 1996, she took part in the international preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Romanian song "Rugă pentru pacea lumii" was not chosen to go to the international final in Oslo. In the same year, she won the "Golden Stag Festival" for Romania.[1]

Monica Anghel
Monica Anghel in 2015
Monica Anghel in 2015
Background information
Birth nameMonica Anghel
Born (1971-06-01) 1 June 1971 (age 50)
Bucharest, Romania
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVoice
Years active1985–present

Anghel participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, with Marcel Pavel.[2][3] Their song "Tell me why" reached the 9th place, which was the third best score ever for Romania. A few years later Anghel started to collaborate with comic group Divertis.

In 2003 and 2017, Walt Disney Pictures chose the Romanian pop star to provide the Romanian voice for one of the muses from the animated movie Hercules.[4][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Ninth Edition of The Golden Stag Festival – 1996
  2. ^ Bohlman, Philip V. (2004). The music of European nationalism. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-57607-270-7. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 2002". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  4. ^ https://www.antena3.ro/timp-liber/muzica/la-multi-ani-monica-anghel-celebra-cantareata-implineste-45-de-ani-359376.html
  5. ^ https://www1.agerpres.ro/flux-documentare/2016/06/01/documentar-monica-anghel-implineste-45-de-ani-08-42-25
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Dan Bittman
with "Dincolo de nori"
Winner of Selecţia Naţională
1996
Succeeded by
Mălina Olinescu
with "Eu cred"
Preceded by
Taxi (Romanian band)
with "The Moon"
Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest
2002
(with Marcel Pavel)
Succeeded by
Nicoleta Alexandru
with "Don't Break My Heart"
Preceded by
Taxi (Romanian band)
with "The Moon"
Winner of Selecţia Naţională
2002
(with Marcel Pavel)
Succeeded by
Nicoleta Alexandru
with "Don't Break My Heart"