Študentská láska

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"Študentská láska"
Cover of a later re-pressing, approx. 1980
Single by Marika Gombitová
from the album OPUS '78
  • "Podnájom" (by Hammel on OPUS)
  • "Zažni" (by Žbirka on Tonpress)
Released 1978
Recorded 1978
Genre Big beat
Length 3:22
  • OPUS (#9143 0470)
  • Tonpress (#S-308)
Music sample
Music video
"Študentská láska" on YouTube
Marika Gombitová singles chronology
"Boľavé námestie"
"Študentská láska"

"Študentská láska" (English: Student Love) is a song by the female singer Marika Gombitová released on OPUS in 1978.[1]

The composition written by Pavol Hammel and Kamil Peteraj won the Golden award at the Bratislavská lýra '78 in both held competitions. In the contest of the Czechoslovak authors, as well as in the international competition.

Initially, the song was released in an instrumental version performed by the Orchester of Jozef Vobruba on the vinyl sampler set OPUS Club '02 followed by the gramophone record of the most Slovak popular songs of 1978 entitled OPUS '78. After re-releasing the singer's debut album Dievča do dažďa (1979) on CD in 2003, the song was for the first time available also in a digital format.

While in the country of its origin the single was released with Pavol Hammel's song "Podnájom," in Poland on Tonpress "Zažni" by M.Žbirka featured on B-side.[2]

Official versions[edit]

  1. "Študentská láska" - Studio version, Latino, Bratislavská lýra, 1978
  2. "Študentská láska" - Live version, Bratislavská lýra, 1978
  3. "Študentská láska" - Live version, Rodný môj kraj (TV), 1978
  4. "Studentenliebe" - German version, 1978
  5. "Študentská láska" - Studio version, big beat, with the band Vivat, 1979
  6. "Študentská láska" - Instrumental version by the Orchester of Jozef Vobruba

Credits and personnel[edit]


Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
Slovak Singles Chart 1[3]


Bratislavská lýra[edit]

Bratislavská lýra (English: Bratislava Lyre) was an annual festival of popular songs in former Czechoslovakia, established in 1966 in Bratislava. Two competitions were held; the category of Czechoslovak songwriters and the international contest. Winners were awarded by a golden, silver and/or bronze Lyre (depending on a position). Special prizes included Audience Choice, Journalists Choice, and Lifetime Achievement award. Gombitová won seven awards in total - three golden lyres (1977–78), one of silver (1979) and bronze (1980), plus an Audience Choice award (1977).[4]

Year Nominated work Category Result
1978 "Študentská láska" International Contest Gold
Czechoslovak Authors Gold

Internationales Schlagerfestival Dresden[edit]

Internationales Schlagerfestival Dresden (English: International Pop Festival in Dresden) was a German music festival (1971–1988). It was usually held in September and/or October for five days and the annual event took place at the Kulturpalast Dresden. The main prize was "Grand Prix", including Gold, Silver and/or Bronze medals. Among others, also other awards were bestowed, such as the Price of the Press Jury, and Audience Award.[5] Gombitová received an award at the occasion of the 7th edition of the fest (in 1978).[6]

Year Nominated work Category Result
1978 "Studentenliebe" Price of the State Committee for Radio at the Council of Ministers GDR Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ For Marika Gombitová's discography, see Lehotský 2008a, pp. 54–56..
  2. ^ "Marika Gombitová → List of compilations". Katalog Polskich Płyt Gramofonowych (in Polish). KPPG. kppg.waw.pl. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Študentská láska By Marika Gombitová Is Thirty Years Old". News Agency of the Slovak Republic (in Slovak). Bratislava, Slovakia: Ringier Axel Springer Slovakia. 2008-07-27. cas.sk. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  4. ^ Graclík & Nekvapil 2008, p. 417.
  5. ^ Hintze, Götz (2000). Rocklexikon der DDR (in German) (2 ed.). Berlin, Germany: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf Verlag. ISBN 3-89602-303-9. 
  6. ^ "Marika Gombitová → Awards". Občianske združenie Osobnosti.sk (in Slovak). NWS. osobnosti.sk. Retrieved 2011-12-01. 

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