Enacovici, George

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Enacovici, George

Enacovici, George, Romanian composer, teacher, and violinist; b. Focşani, May 4, 1891; d. Bucharest, Jan. 26, 1965. He studied at the Bucharest Cons, with Kiriac and Castaldi (1905–12); studied composition with d’lndy, and violin at the Schola Cantorum in Paris (1914–18). He taught violin at the Bucharest Cons. (1919–54) and was concertmaster of the Bucharest Phil. (1920–21) and the Bucharest Radio Orch. (1928–33).


Intermezzo for String Orch. and Harp (1912); Poem for Violin and Orch. (1920); Suite in a Romanian Style for Orch. (1928); Symphonic Episode (1933); Rapsodie romana for Orch. (1934); Amfitrita, symphonic poem (1940); Arlequinada, capriccio for 2 Violins and Chamber Orch. (1941); Sym. (1954); Violin Concerto (1956); 3 string quartets; Violin Sonata; Piano Sonata; minor pieces in various genres.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire