The most glamorous and gifted opera singer of our time (New York Sun), was born in the small Romanian town of Adjud. From early childhood it was obvious that she will become a singer, her destiny was music. She attended the Music High School in Bucharest and graduated from the National University of Music Bucharest. She studied with the remarkable music teacher Mia Barbu. Ms. Gheorghiu’s magnificent voice and dazzling stage presence have established her as a unique international opera superstar.
Gheorghiu stands out from an entire generation of talented singers.”
Angela Gheorghiu is born as Angela Burlacu in Adjud, Romania, on September 7
Enters the George Enescu High School of Art, Bucharest
March: Sings in a concert at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest—“Solveig’s Song,” from Grieg’s Peer Gynt
Enters the Ciprian Porumbescu Conservatory in Bucharest
October: Appears on Romanian national television, on Iosif Sava’s Serata Muzicala, singing an aria by Purcell