Gabi Novak

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Gabi Novak
Koncert orkestra Nikice Kalodjere s pevci v Mariboru - Gabi Novak 1961 (2).jpg
Gabi Novak in 1961
Background information
Also known as Gaby Novak
Born (1936-07-08) 8 July 1936 (age 78)
Berlin, Nazi Germany
Origin Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia
Genres Pop, jazz
Occupations Singer
Years active 1959–present

Gabi Novak (pronounced [ɡâbi nôʋaːk]; born 8 July 1936) is a Croatian pop and jazz singer. She became famous in the 1960s.

Gabi was born to a Croatian father and a German mother.

She is married to Arsen Dedić,[1] a renowned singer-songwriter who also composed many of her songs.[2]

Gabi Novak is the winner of several Porin awards:

  • Best Jazz Performance (2002)[3]
  • Album of the Year (2003)[4]
  • Best Female Vocal Performance (2003)[4]
  • Best Pop Album (2003)[4]
  • Best Vocal Collaboration (2003)[4]
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2006)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lampe, John R. (2000). Yugoslavia as History: Twice There was a Country. Cambridge University Press. p. 342. ISBN 978-0-521-77401-7. 
  2. ^ "GABI NOVAK - ZLATNA KOLEKCIJA u prodaji" (in Croatian). Croatia Records. February 21, 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  3. ^ "DOBITNICI PORINA 2002." (in Croatian). January 21, 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  4. ^ a b c d "DOBITNICI PORINA 2003." (in Croatian). January 21, 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  5. ^ "GABI NOVAK - PRVA DOBITNICA PORINA ZA ŽIVOTNO DJELO" (in Croatian). Croatia Records. March 6, 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 

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