Michael Cretu

Born 18 May 1957
Michael Cretu
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1957-05-18
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Michael Cretu

Michael Cretu Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael Cretu (Romanian: Mihai Crețu; born 18 May 1957) is a Romanian–German musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. He gained worldwide fame as the founder and musician behind the German musical project Enigma, formed in 1990. Initially Cretu was identified as "Curly" or "Curly M.C." in reference to his curly hair and "cret" meaning "curly" in Romanian.

Cretu began a music career in 1976 as a solo artist and released numerous studio albums and writing and producing albums by his ex-wife, German pop singer Sandra. He also worked with artists through the 1980s, including Peter Cornelius, Hubert Kah, and Mike Oldfield. In 1990, Cretu formed Enigma and released its first album, MCMXC a.D. (1990) which charted worldwide helped by its lead single, "Sadeness (Part I)". Cretu continued to release Enigma albums and singles; the most recent is The Fall of a Rebel Angel (2016), its eighth overall.

Enigma has sold an estimated 70 million albums worldwide, Cretu's management company Crocodile-Music stated that Cretu's produced recordings have sold 100 million copies worldwide.

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Trad. West African, Holly Marland & Michael Cretu
Banilay
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Banilay

Banilay

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Trad. West African
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Holly Marland
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Trad. Turkish, Holly Marland & Michael Cretu
Rambi Rambi
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Rambi Rambi

Rambi Rambi

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Trad. Turkish
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Holly Marland
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Holly Marland, Holly Marland & Michael Cretu
Mystic Bird
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Mystic Bird

Mystic Bird

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Holly Marland
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Holly Marland
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