Dan Spătaru (October 2, 1939 in Aliman, Constanţa County – September 8, 2004 in Bucharest) was a Romanian singer. He is the record-holder of the longest crowd applause of 16 minutes and 19 seconds. This happened in Varadero (Cuba) in 1967, at an international festival. He died of a heart attack. He was buried at Bellu Cemetery, in Bucharest. At his funeral more than 10,000 people were present.