Exhibition dedicated to Moldovan famous composer inaugurated at National Library
18:48 | 23.02.2017 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 23 February /MOLDPRES/ – An exhibition-event entitled "Eugen Doga – Man of the Millennium", dedicated to renowned composer, People's Artist, laureate of National Prize, winner of "Order of the Republic" was inaugurated at the National Library of Moldova (BNM), dedicated to master’s anniversary of 80 years of age.
The exhibition includes books, photos and documents about composer’s life and work, CDs and other materials about working with filmmakers, poets and singers.
Contacted by the Agency, Academician Mihai Cimpoi said about Eugen Doga like being an intellectual personality, a living presence, dynamic context of national culture who brought us fame worldwide.
"Eugen Doga has combined local with universal premises, went through several cultural areas and exploited folklore of those countries. He had a beautiful collaboration with writers. Together with poet Anatol Ciocanu, he composed songs for singer Ludmila Misov, Gheorghe Voda – Chisinau anthem, Grigore Vieru – pieces that entered the repertoire of several artists. He is full member of three academies, recently becoming a member of the European Academy of Science and Art", stated Academician Mihai Cimpoi.
Poet Nicolae Dabija pointed out that Eugen Doga is an Eminescu of music. "He is a genius of our music. He is the one who brought the topical lyrics of Veronica Micle. Eugen Doga is known in Moscow, Brussels, Bucharest and other world cities," poet Nicolae Dabija said.
Attending the event, Eugen Doga interpreted together with singer Iurie Sadovnik the song with lyrics by Grigore Vieru "Fall on waters" which became a popular song.
Eugen Doga was born on 01 March 1937 in village Mocra, Ribnita district. He finished Music school "Stefan Neaga", graduated from Conservatory and Institute of Arts "G. Musicescu" in Chisinau. He is the author of valuable works in genre of musicals, film and theater. He composed a symphony, cantatas "Spring of mankind" and "White Rainbow" music for theater performances, more than 100 films, chamber instrumental plays, ballads, songs for children. Eugen Doga was awarded State Prize of title honorary "People's Artist" and "Order of the Republic". The composer is the author of famous waltz "My tender beast", designated by UNESCO as the fourth musical masterpiece of the past century
(Reporter N. Roibu, editor M. Jantovan)