Ioan Gyuri Pascu, Romanian singer, producer, actor and comedian, Died at 55

  Actors, Music

Ioan Gyuri Pascu was born on August 31, 1961, and died on September 26, 2016.

He was a Romanian pop music singer, producer, actor and comedian.

He also known for his participation in the comedy troupe Divertis and for his activity in Romanian cinema and television.

Ioan was moving between rock music, rhythm and blues, reggae and jazz, the multi-instrumentalist Pascu founded a number of bands and registered success particularly during the early 1990s, when he was the lead singer of a group known as The Blue Workers.

He was the manager of several alternative music acts with his label Tempo Music, and remains an outspoken critic of Romanian commercial radio.

He was most noted for his impressions and musical acts within Divertis’ political satire shows, Pascu was also a successful actor, appearing in film productions such as Lucian Pintilie’s An Unforgettable Summer and Cristian Mungiu’s Occident, and portraying known characters in Romanian theater in various stage adaptations.

Pascu also wrote sports columns, and was also a writer of Christian literature.

Ioan Gyuri Pascu passed away at 55 years old.