Olga Jackowska

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Kora Ostrowska
Maanam - Kora.jpg
Born
Olga Aleksandra Ostrowska

(1951-06-08)8 June 1951
Died28 July 2018(2018-07-28) (aged 67)
Bliżów, Poland
OccupationSinger, television personality
Spouse(s)Marek Jackowski (divorced)
Kamil Sipowicz
Children2 sons
Parent(s)Marcin Ostrowski
Emilia Ostrowska
Musical career
GenresRock
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1976 – 2018
LabelsKamiling Co
Associated actsMaanam
Websitekora.org.pl

Olga Aleksandra Sipowicz (née Ostrowska; formerly Jackowska; 8 June 1951 – 28 July 2018), also known by the mononym of Kora, was a Polish rock vocalist and songwriter. She was the lead singer of the rock band Maanam[1] from 1976 to 2008. Jackowska also provided the voice of Edna Mode in the Polish dubs of both Incredibles films.

Jackowska was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013,[2] and she died from the disease on 28 July 2018, age 67.[3]

Discography[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
POL
[4][5][6]
1993 Ja pana w podróż zabiorę
  • Date: 1993
  • Label: Kamiling Co
2001 Złota Kolekcja. Magiczne słowo – sukces
  • Date: 20 July 2001[7]
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
2003 Kora Ola Ola!
  • Date: 17 February 2003[8]
  • Label: Polskie Radio/Kamiling Co/BMG Poland
1
2008 Metamorfozy (with 5th Element)
  • Date: 26 September 2008[9]
  • Label: Kamiling Co/Universal Music Polska
19
2011 Ping Pong
  • Date: 10 November 2011
  • Label: Kamiling Co/EMI Music Poland
16
2012 Ping Pong − Małe wolności
  • Date: 27 November 2012
  • Label: Kamiling Co/EMI Music Poland
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

References[edit]

Media related to Olga Jackowska at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ Survilla, Maria Paula (2002). Of mermaids and rock singers: placing the self and constructing the nation through Belarusian contemporary music. Routledge. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-415-94014-6. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
  2. ^ Zmarła Kora, wokalistka legendarnej grupy Maanam (in Polish)
  3. ^ "Kora, rebellious rock diva, dies of cancer aged 67". Thefirstnews.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  4. ^ Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS – Official Retail Sales Chart. OLiS (21 April 2003). Retrieved on 2016-03-21.
  5. ^ Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS – Official Retail Sales Chart. OLiS (26 October 2008). Retrieved on 2016-03-21.
  6. ^ Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS – Official Retail Sales Chart. OLiS (20 November 2011). Retrieved on 2016-03-21.
  7. ^ Płyta Kora – "Magiczne słowo sukces" – Onet Muzyka. Muzyka.onet.pl. Retrieved on 21 March 2016.
  8. ^ Płyta Kora – "Kora Ola Ola!" – Onet Muzyka. Muzyka.onet.pl. Retrieved on 21 March 2016.
  9. ^ Płyta Kora – "Metamorfozy" – Onet Muzyka. Muzyka.onet.pl. Retrieved on 21 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Web.archive.org. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2018.