The folk music singer Tatiana Stepa died of uterine cancer, at the age of 46, on Friday morning at the Central Military Hospital in Bucharest, Mediafax announced. The singer was diagnosed with uterine cancer five years ago. Tatiana Stepa came in February to the Central Military Hospital in Bucharest, and the doctors discovered that the disease had expanded all over her body. On August 4, she was hospitalized in intensive care, because the disease has affected several internal organs. Tatiana Stepa began singing in kindergarten. In her childhood, she attended ballet, violin and piano classes. She studied the violin for eight years, as her main instrument. She composed music based on her own lyrics and on the poems of Romanian and international writers: Federico Garcia Lorca, Sergey Esenin, Adrian Paunescu, Lucian Blaga and Elena Farago. The singer might be buried today at the Bellu Cemetery in Bucharest, according to Vasile Seicaru, one of her closest friends.