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Mariana Nicolesco’s birthday
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born on November 28, 1948 in Găujani, Giurgiu County
Mariana Nicolescu is a Romanian operatic soprano.
She studied violin at the Music High School in Brașov and voice at the Music Conservatory in Cluj-Napoca, before winning a scholarship at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia in Rome.
An Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy since 1993, Officer of the Order of the Arts and Letters in France (2000), Ph.D. and Doctor Honoris Causa of the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca (1996), she was awarded the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity (2004) and the Order of the Star of Romania, in the Rank of Grand Cross (2008). She was also named UNESCO Artist for Peace (2005), UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, elected the Most Successful Woman in Romania (2004) and was conferred the Special Award Kultur Preis Europa Medal in Sibiu, European Capital of Culture (2007).
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