Nicolae Buică

Romanian violonist
☆ November 11, 1855, Slatina
✞ Autumn, 1932, București by kidney failure
He played at violin and toured with his oncle Gheorghe Buică ensemble.
Well known violonist Grepell recomanded him to Bucharest Conservatory. He studied with Carl Flesch and after 2 years, graduated Conservatory.
Married with Elvira Pop he learn french and german.
Played at violin restaurants as ''Iordache'' in Bucharest. Also played with George Enescu.
In 1921, he established in Constantinopole, Turkey, where founded a symphony orchestra, wich became famous at that time.
1922-1923 concerted in many countrys but he replaced folk repertoire with songs composed by Pablos Saraste, Saint-Saëns, Max Bruch, Paganinni, Waldteufel, Liszt.
1929-1932 played in Germany, München restaurant from district Leopoldstadt and Dresden - Hotel Esplanad.
1932 - back in România, sought in vain a proper commitment. He was forced to live a poor life full of deprivation.
In the summer of 1932 was ill with kidney. The lack of money and an ignorant doctor, worsened his illness and Buică died by kidney failure in autumn 1932.
Nicolae Buică's wife gave his violin to Grigoras Dinicu (other great violonist)


Instruments & Performance

MC 3 Nicolae Buică - Orient / Okzident - Musik Aus Südost-Europa album art Various Hora Dobrogeneǎ. Hora Dance From The Dobrudja. (as Nelo Buicǎ) Various - Orient / Okzident - Musik Aus Südost-Europa(2xLP, Album) Museum Collection Berlin (West) MC 3 Germany 1983 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Nicolae Buică - Rumanian Folk Songs And Dances album art Maria Lataretu*, Popular Ensemble Of The Rumanian Folklore Institute* , Conductor: Ionel Budisteanu* Sarbalui Buica (Sarba Of Buica) (as Nicolae Buica) Maria Lataretu*, Popular Ensemble Of The Rumanian Folklore Institute* , Conductor: Ionel Budisteanu* - Rumanian Folk Songs And Dances (Album) Supraphon, Supraphon Czechoslovakia 1953 Sell This Version
Nicolae Buică - ∗ Café Concert ∗ album art Nicușor Predescu / Nelu Urziceanu Sîrba Pizzicato Și Canari (as N. Buică) and 1 more… Nicușor Predescu / Nelu Urziceanu - ∗ Café Concert ∗ Electrecord Romania 1968 Sell This Version
SY-22181 Nicolae Buică - Popularna Rumunjska Kola album art Ansambl Veseli Vojvođani* Sîrbǎ De Concert = Koncertno Kolo (as N. Buica) Ansambl Veseli Vojvođani* - Popularna Rumunjska Kola(7", Single) Jugoton SY-22181 Yugoslavia 1972 Sell This Version
Nicolae Buică - Muzică De Café Concert  album art Nicușor Predescu Mazurca (as N. Buică) Nicușor Predescu - Muzică De Café Concert (Album) Electrecord Romania 1974 Sell This Version
1510010 Nicolae Buică - Legolas album art Zvonko Bogdan Sirba De Concert (as N. Buica) Zvonko Bogdan - Legolas(12") PGP RTB 1510010 Yugoslavia 1984 Sell This Version
EDC 1059 Nicolae Buică - Vioară album art Constantin Mirea Hora Lui Buică Constantin Mirea - Vioară(CD, Comp) Electrecord EDC 1059 Romania 2012 Sell This Version
EDC 187 Nicolae Buică - Café-Concert album art Various Horă De Concert (as N. Buică) Various - Café-Concert(CD, Comp) Electrecord EDC 187 Romania Unknown Sell This Version