Kiriac-GeorgesCU, Dumitru, Rumanian conductor, composer, and teacher; b. Bucharest, March 18, 1866; d. there, Jan. 8, 1928. He studied with Gheorghe Brätianu and Eduard Wachmann at the Bucharest Cons., then with Dubois, Widor, and Bourgault-Ducoudray at the Paris Cons. (1892–99), and with d’Indy at the Schola Cantorum. He became a prof, at the Bucharest Cons. (1900), and founded the Choral Soc. Carmen (1901). He was active as a folklorist. He composed a large output of sacred choruses.
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