Dado Topić

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Dado Topić
ESC 2007 Croatia - Dragonfly & Dado Topic - Vjerujem u ljubav.jpg
Dragonfly & Dado Topić perform at Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Background information
Birth name Adolf Topić
Born (1949-09-04) September 4, 1949 (age 65)
Siverić, SR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Origin Croatia
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1969–present

Adolf "Dado" Topić[1] (born September 4, 1949 in Siverić, Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia[2]) is a singer who sang the entry from Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 together with the band Dragonfly. He is one of the rock musicians of Croatia and the former Yugoslavia. He was the lead singer of Time, a 1970s progressive rock band. From 1970 to late 1971, he was also the lead singer of the popular prog-rock band Korni Grupa (also known as The Kornelyans).

Topić has performed at Etnofest Neum twice: in 1997 with "Na te mislim" and in 2008 with "Nema prodaje".[3]

Discography[edit]

  • 1972 - Time
  • 1976 - Time 2
  • 1979 - Neosedlani
  • 1980 - Šaputanje na jastuku
  • 2001 - Otok u moru tisine
  • 2004 - Apsolutno sve
  • 2007 - Ultimate collection
  • 2009 - Live in Kerempuh

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jutarnji.hr/zasto-je-dado--49--dobio-ime-adolf-/215672/
  2. ^ "Dado Topić". crorec.hr (in Croatian). Croatia Records. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "'Nema prodaje' za Dadu Topića" [No sale for Dado Topić] (in Croatian). 14 August 2008. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Dado Topić at Wikimedia Commons

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Severina
with Moja štikla
Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Dragonfly)

2007
Succeeded by
Kraljevi ulice & 75 Cents
with Romanca
Preceded by
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Saša Vasić
Music Festival Budva winner
(tied with Bosnia and Herzegovina Saša Matić)

2003
Succeeded by
Serbia and Montenegro Marija Šerifović
Preceded by
Montenegro Nina Petković
Pjesma Mediterana winner
(with Serbia Slađana Milošević)

2010
Succeeded by
[to be determined]
Preceded by
Republic of Macedonia Kaliopi & Naum Peterski
Sunčane Skale winner
(with Montenegro Anita Popović)

2010
Succeeded by
Sweden Qpid