Costin Petrescu (born in 1947 in Bucharest) is an architect, graphic artist, percussionist and Romanian-French composer.
He is one of the pioneers of the Romanian rock performing in two legendary pop-rock bands, Olympic 64 and Phoenix. His love for jazz and jazz / rock led to numerous projects and collaborations when Mircea Tiberian, Marius Popp, Dan Mandrila, Johnny Răducanu, Cătălin Târcolea, Dragoş Nedelcu, Mircea Florian, Nicu Alifantis, Sergiu Cioiu. He has a prestigious to-do in liberal contemporary music, performing next to Iancu Dumitrescu / Hyperion Ensemble and participating taking place of other composers such as Vlad Ulpiu, Mihaela Vozganian, Horia Surianu, as skillfully as his personal projects.
In parallel, he has worked in the arena of architecture for a long time behind a affluent career in Bucharest, Paris, and Beirut. During whatever this epoch he never isolated his early love for graphics and drawing.
He is one of the grandchildren of the painter Costin Petrescu.
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