Madita

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Madita
Madita Jazz-Fest-Wien 2008b.jpg
Performing in Vienna, 2008
Background information
Birth name Edita Malovčić
Born January 1978 (age 36)
Vienna, Austria
Origin Bosnian
Genres Soul, funk music, contemporary R&B, trip hop, nujazz
Years active 2002–present
Labels Couch Records
Website www.madita.com

Edita Malovčić (born January 1978, Vienna, Austria), better known as Madita, is an Austrian singer and actress. Her father is Bosniak and her mother is Serbian.[1]

Career[edit]

Acting career[edit]

She studied musicology and took private acting-lessons. In 1999 she acted in the Austrian film Nordrand, which won many prizes. The film's subject was the Bosnian War. After her first success she played in many films, such as "Berlin Is In Germany" (2001), "Kaltfront" (2003), "Zelary" (2003) and "Vier Minuten" (2006). And she also played characters in TV series "SOKO Kitzbühel", "Inspector Rex" and "Medicopter 117".

Music career[edit]

The first time she acted as a singer was in 2002, when she sang for the duo dZihan & Kamien and their album Gran Riserva. Her first solo album Madita was released in 2005. In December 2005 the album was also released on the iTunes Music Store, where she reached the top 3 of the "Electronic Album Chart". Months later she also reached many charts in other countries. Her biggest "download success" was reaching number 1 in the UK World Music iTunes chart. In 2007, the song "Ceylon" from this album was featured on an episode of Damages.

In 2008 she released her second album Too in Austria. In the US the album was released on March 28, 2008, it is also available on the iTunes Store.

Filmography[edit]

  • 1999: Nordrand - Tamara
  • 2000: Mysteries of Disco
  • 2000: Der Briefbomber (TV)
  • 2001: Berlin Is in Germany - Ludmila
  • 2003: Kaltfront - Sandra (Hauptrolle), "Zelary" - Marie Gorcíková
  • 2005: Nur für Mozart
  • 2006: Vier Minuten
  • 2008: Der Knochenmann
  • 2009: Zweiohrküken

TV series

  • 2000: "Medicopter 117", "Kommissar Rex", "Julia, eine ungewöhnliche Frau", "Der Briefbomber"
  • 2001: "Der Ermittler", "Medicopter 117", "SOKO Kitzbühel", "Kommissar Rex"
  • 2002: "Inspektor Rolle", "Kommissar Rex", "Medicopter 117"
  • 2004: "Ein Starkes Team - Zahn der Zeit", "Ein Starkes Team - Sippenhaft"
  • 2005: "Tatort - Schneetreiben", "Ein Starkes Team - Zahn um Zahn"
  • 2006: "Zodiak"
  • 2007: "Tatort - Der Finger"

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2005: Madita
  • 2008: Too
  • 2010: Pacemaker

Other releases:

Singles[edit]

  • 2005: "Ceylon"
  • 2008: "Because"
  • 2008: "Better Brother"

References[edit]

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