|Birth name||Aleksandar Matić|
April 26, 1978|
Drvar, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Aleksandar "Saša" Matić (Serbian: Саша Матић, born 26 April 1978) is a Serbian folk singer from Bosnia and Herzegovina, very popular in former Yugoslavia. He has a twin brother, Dejan Matić, who is also a popular singer. Both of them were born completely blind.
Saša and his twin brother Dejan were born on 26 April 1978 in Drvar, Bosnia and Herzegovina to father Zoran and mother Dragica. They were born blind.
During the Bosnian War, he and his family moved to Belgrade, where he and his brother went to music school, playing the piano. He finished Middle and High School in Zemun, he was awarded best interpretation in the Kosta Manojlović-school. Since his childhood he has listened to Pop and folk music and gone to every concert by Riblja Čorba to Halid Bešlić, whether it was in Drvar or in Belgrade. He remembers his first singing to Miroslav Ilić's "Pozdravi je, Pozdravi", he grew up in the Yugoslav Rock-era but has always listened and sung narodnjake (Folk songs). He worked in Club Španac in New Belgrade for three years, where he was known for his songs by Haris Džinović.
On 15 March 2001, Saša's first album, Maskara, was released. Later, in Budva, Montenegro, during the Budva Festival 2003, Saša won the singing contest with the song, Moj Grad. In the same year, he won the song contest in the Ohrid Trumpeteers Festival in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, with the same song, Moj Grad.
He is married to Anđelija, with whom he has two daughters.
- Maskara (2001)
- Kad ljubav zakasni (2002)
- Zbogom ljubavi (2003)
- Anđeo čuvar (2005)
- Poklonite mi nju za rođendan (2007)
- Nezaboravne... (2010)
- Zajedno (2011)
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|Awards and achievements|
|Music Festival Budva winner
(tied with Dado Topić)
|Grand Festival winner
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