Vlad Miriță

Vlad Miriță or Vlad (born 2 August 1981 in Târgoviște; Romanian pronunciation: [ˈvlad miˈrit͡sə]) is a Romanian pop and opera singer. He represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.

Vlad Miriță
Performing with Nico in Belgrade, 2008
Performing with Nico in Belgrade, 2008
Background information
Born (1981-08-02) 2 August 1981 (age 41)
Târgoviște, Romania
Genrespop and opera
Occupation(s)Singer

At age 16, Vlad began formal training in music. Throughout his education, he worked with the Armonia Valahă Choir and performed at various national and international events. After receiving private lessons from the famed Maestro Corneliu Fănățeanu in 2001, he joined an Eastern European chamber choir called Madrigal.[1] Vlad went on to win several contests, including Mamaia, the National Pop Festival, in 2002 and was a runner-up in the 2005 International Tenor Voices festival "Traian Grozăvescu", which was held in Lugoj. In 2007 and 2008, Vlad was honored as a scholarship holder of the Opera House Bucharest.

Evdokia Kadi, Vlad Miriță and Kalomira at a party in Belgrade, May 2008

On 20 May 2008 Vlad performed the duet "Pe-o margine de lume" with Nico, another Romanian singer, as that country's entry in the final for the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2015 the singer was chosen by Walt Disney Pictures to provide the Romanian voice of Hugo in the animated movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CEE Musiktheater Scholarship Holders". Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
  2. ^ "20 de ani de magie de la primul film Disney dublat în limba română - CineMagia.ro".

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest
2008
(with Nico)
Succeeded by