Eva Pilarová

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Eva Pilarová
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Background information
Born (1939-08-09) 9 August 1939 (age 77)
Origin Brno, Czech Republic (Czechoslovakia)
Genres Europop, Chanson
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, actress
Instruments vocals, guitar, percussion
Years active 1960–present
Website www.evapilarova.cz

Eva Pilarová (born 9 August 1939, in Brno) is a Czech singer and actress. She won the Golden Nightingale award three times. In 1967, she won the International Intervision Song Contest in Bavaria and was awarded the Grand Prix du Disque for her interpretation of "Requiem".[1]

She was singing since childhood, including classical music. In 1960, she became a member of Semafor theater where she performed, among other things, with the legendary couple Jiří Suchý and Jiří Šlitr.[citation needed] In 1962, for a short time, she left to sing in Theaters Rokoko, but in 1964 returned to Semafor. In the same year they also played a minor role in the film If a Thousand Clarinets (as a chorus-singer of the girl school – with Naďa Urbánková and others). During her long singing career she sang large number of hits including duets with Waldemar Matuška, Karel Gott and other singers.[citation needed]

Eva Pilarová is a singer with a voice flowing with addition of superior singing technique. With the increasing trend are increasingly focuses on the genres of jazz and swing area. In 1977, to continue to act, she signed the Anticharta.[clarification needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wasko, Roman (9 September 1967). "Czech singer takes Polish Music Fest". Billboard. p. 55. Retrieved 19 August 2011.