Marko Kon

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Marko Kon (2009)

Marko "Mare" Kon (Serbian Cyrillic: Марко Кон; born 20 April 1972) is a Serbian pop singer, composer & producer. Kon was born to a Jewish father and Serbian mother.[1] He was the Serbian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with Milan Nikolić. The song Cipela was chosen after a national final.[2] It competed in the second semi final but failed to reach the final. When looking at the number of votes given in the semifinals, Serbia finished 10th and would therefore have qualified to the finals, had the system been the same as that before 2008, where the top 10 qualify, but the judge votes had Croatia, placed 13th, go to the finals instead. He is one of the most wanted music producers in Serbia. Works as composer, lyrics writer, arranger and occasionally singer, He plays drums, guitar, bass guitar, clarinet, sax, Serbian pipe and keyboards, his music fluctuates from folk and ethnic pop to death metal, he influenced Serbian Pop scene in many ways. He is the official Serbian voice of Maui in Disney's Moana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Serbian) Jevrejski pregled (Glasilo Saveza Jevrejskih opština Srbije); Saša Ristić; Vodaju me kao mečku; stranica 21; broj 5, maj 2009.
  2. ^ Fisher, Luke Marko Kon Oikotimes Archived March 12, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jelena Tomašević
with Oro
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Milaan)
2009
Succeeded by
Milan Stanković
with Ovo je Balkan