Magnifico (musician)

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Magnifico
Magnifico performing live on Druga Godba Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 31 May 2014
Magnifico performing live on Druga Godba Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 31 May 2014
Born Robert Pešut
(1965-12-01) 1 December 1965 (age 52)
Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
Citizenship Slovenia
Occupation vocalist
Years active 1992–present
Website Official website

Robert Pešut (born 1 December 1965), known as Magnifico, is a Slovenian singer of Slovene and Serbian descent.[1]

Biography[edit]

His mother originates from White Carniola a small traditional region in southeastern Slovenia. His father is Serbian descent. His grandfather was a Serbian soldier who fought on the Salonika front in WW1, to whom he also dedicated a song called "Pukni zoro" from his latest album "Montevideo, Bog te video" in 2013.[2]

His musical path started with music group U'redu, with whom he recorded his first album, Let's Dance (1992). After that, he embarked on a solo career, recording six albums in twelve years.[3]

Discography[edit]

Selected discography includes:

  • Let's Dance (with U'redu), 1992
  • Od srca do srca, 1993
  • Kdo je čefur, 1996
  • Stereotip (soundtrack), 1997
  • Sexy Boy, 1999
  • Komplet (hit songs), 2001
  • Export-Import, 2003
  • Grande Finale, 2007 Look more
  • Srečno, 2008
  • Magnification, 2010 Look more
  • Montevideo, Bog te video, 2013
  • Charlatan de Balkan, 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ Debeljak, Maja (8 October 2011). "Magnifico je peder, Magnifico je čefur" (in Slovenian). Slovenske novice.
  2. ^ Matoz, Zdenko (11 October 2013). "Magnificova filharmonična oda nogometu" (in Slovenian). Delo.
  3. ^ "Magnifico" (in German). funkhauseuropa.de. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.

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