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Bacău

Bacău (bäkŭ´ŏŏ), city (1990 pop. 197,1921), E Romania, in Moldavia, on the Bistriţa River. The administrative and industrial center of an oil-producing region, Bacău has a papermill, textile factories, and industries that manufacture military planes. Although probably settled in the 5th cent., Bacău did not become important until oil was discovered there in the 20th cent. It has a regional museum and ruins of a 15th-century princely court.

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Marcovici, Silvia

Marcovici, Silvia (b Bacau, Romania, 1952). Romanian-born violinist. Soloist with Hague Residentie Orch. in 1967. In 1969 won Thibaud-Long comp. in Paris, Enescu comp., Bucharest 1970. London début 1970 (LSO). Chosen by Stokowski as soloist at his 90th birthday concert in 1971. Emigrated to Israel in 1976, settling later in Ger.

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