Iosif Ivanovici

Iosif Ivanovici

About Iosif Ivanovici

Ion Ivanovici (alternatively, Iosif Ivanovici, Josef Ivanovici) (1845-1902) was a Romanian composer. He wrote over 350 dance pieces and marches, but today his only work known to the public is The Waves of the Danube (Romanian: Valurile Dunării) --- listen here, a waltz, which was performed at the 1889 Paris Exposision and took the audience by storm. A World War II film titled Valurile Dunării directed by Liviu Ciulei was produced in Romania in 1959, and the waltz by Ion Ivanovici was used in the film. Read more on Last.fm

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