Anca Pop, Romanian-Canadian Singer Dies at 34

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Singer-songwriter died after her automotive plunged into the Danube River on Monday (Dec. 17).

Anca Pop, a Romanian-Canadian singer-songwriter, has died after her automotive plunged into the Danube River. She was 34. Emergency authorities recognized her physique after divers discovered her automotive late Monday (Dec. 17) in southwestern Romania. Her sister alerted police after she didn’t arrive on the household dwelling Sunday night. Police stated Tuesday they have been investigating the demise of Pop.

Pop’s type was a fusion of Balkan and mainstream pop. She had an enormous following in Japan. She additionally collaborated with Bosnian musician Goran Bregovic on his Champagne for Gypsies album.  In 1987, Pop fled communist Romania along with her household, crossing the Danube into then-Yugosla the place they grew to become political refugees. Months later, they emigrated to Canada.

After communism ended, she returned to Romania. This 12 months she brought about a stir by revealing she was in a same-sex relationship, in a society which will be illiberal of homosexuality. She is survived by her dad and mom and sister.

RIP Anca Pop: pic.twitter.com/9E0PnVyNxY

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