Vlado Kalember

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Vlado Kalember
Born Vladimir Kalember
(1953-04-26) 26 April 1953 (age 63)
Karlovac, SFR Yugoslavia
Other names Vlado
Occupation Singer
Years active 1970's–present

Vladimir "Vlado" Kalember (born 26 April 1953 in Karlovac) is a Croatian pop singer, famous for his recognisable, husky voice.

In the 1970s, he was the vocalist of the popular pop band Srebrna Krila.[1] After leaving the band, he continued with a solo career. In 1984, together with Izolda Barudžija, he represented Yugoslavia at the Eurovision Song Contest.[2] He was later a member of 4 Asa.[3]

Today, he is married to a young cello instrumentalist, Ana Rucner, and has a child with her.[4] His famous songs are "Vino na usnama",[5] "Ja nisam kockar",[3] "Ana",[6] "Lili", "Otkad si otišla", "Ja odavde, ona s juga", "Odoh u mornare", "Doris" and many other.

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  1. ^ "Formula uspeha". Večernje novosti. 28 March 2006. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Raykoff, Ivan; Robert Deam Tobin (2007). A song for Europe: popular music and politics in the Eurovision song contest. Ashgate Publishing. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-7546-5879-5. 
  3. ^ a b "Smetaće mi anonimnost i zaborav". Glas javnosti. 5 March 2006. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Sandi i Marija uz svjetlost svijeća". Javno. 9 October 2008. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Vlado Kalember: Slovenke mi se zahvaljivale". Javno. 22 March 2009. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "Boris Novković: Ponovno sam sreo Đorđa". Javno. 7 February 2008. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
Preceded by
Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Doris Dragović