Ivanovici, Ion, Romanian bandmaster and composer; b. Banat, 1845; d. Bucharest, Sept. 28, 1902. He played flute and clarinet in a Galati military band, and then organized his own band there in 1880. In 1889 he conducted at the Paris Exposition. In 1900 he was made inspector of military bands in Romania. He wrote the popular waltz Valurile Dunării (The Waves of the Danube; 1880), as well as dances for band and piano music.
V. Cosma, I. (Bucharest, 1958).
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