Marina Tucaković

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Marina Tucaković
Born (1953-11-04) 4 November 1953 (age 67)
Occupation Lyricist
Years active1970s-present
Spouse(s)Aleksandar Futa Radulović
Children1

Marina Tucaković (Serbian : Марина Туцаковић) is a Serbian lyricist who has written several hit albums in former Yugoslavia and more than 3,000 songs. She is a known collaborator with Lepa Brena, Ceca and Jelena Karleuša, among others. She has composed the lyrics of the Serbian entries for Eurovision Song Contest 2010 ("Ovo Je Balkan"), [1] 2012 ("Nije ljubav stvar") and 2013 ("Ljubav je svuda").

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Before she oriented towards folk music, she collaborated with pop, rock and new wave artists, such as Slađana Milošević, Oliver Mandić and Zana. In 1987, Dutch singer Piet Veerman (former member of the popular Dutch band The Cats) had a number one hit in The Netherlands with the single "Sailin' Home", which was a translation of one Tucaković's songs. It became the biggest selling single of the year in The Netherlands.

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References

  1. "Eurovision Song Contest: Serbia 2010: Milan Stanković, "Ovo Je Balkan"" . Retrieved 29 May 2010.

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