Dino Merlin

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Edin Dervišhalidović (born 12 September 1962), known professionally as Dino Merlin, is a Bosnian singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. Born in Sarajevo, he was the founder and leader of 'Merlin', which eventually became one of the best selling rock-bands of Southeast Europe.Nicknamed "The Wizard", he is considered one of the most prominent and commercially successful artists ever to emerge from former Yugoslavia.Dino is recognised for his later solo work during which he established himself as one of the best-selling regional artists of all time. During his career, he has produced over a dozen chart-topping albums, held several record-breaking tours, won many awards including the Sixth April Award of Sarajevo, and has authored the first national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dino Merlin has received more than 347,721 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Dino Merlin is the 393rd most popular singer (up from 396th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (down from 43rd in 2019) and the most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Singer.

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  • 38

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  • 9.87

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  • 2.24

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Among singers, Dino Merlin ranks 393 out of 3,541Before him are Ghena Dimitrova, Mei Lanfang, Marian Gold, Adelina Patti, Marc Anthony, and Arsen Dedić. After him are Anggun, Natalia Oreiro, Janet Jackson, Sabah, Seal, and Googoosh.

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Among people born in 1962, Dino Merlin ranks 50Before him are Viktor Tsoi, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Andreas Köpke, Aleksandr Dugin, Flea, and Takashi Murakami. After him are Alessandra Mussolini, John Stockton, Jorge Burruchaga, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Suzanne Collins, and Gerardo Martino.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dino Merlin ranks 49 out of 281Before him are David Elazar (1925), Hadım Sinan Pasha (1459), Vaso Čubrilović (1897), Damat Ibrahim Pasha (1550), Raif Dizdarević (1926), and Milorad Dodik (1959). After him are Nedeljko Čabrinović (1895), Dušan Bajević (1948), Zdravko Čolić (1951), Dražen Dalipagić (1951), Lepa Brena (1960), and Momčilo Krajišnik (1945).

Among SINGERS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among singers born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dino Merlin ranks 1After him are Zdravko Čolić (1951), Lepa Brena (1960), Ljiljana Petrović (1939), Kemal Monteno (1948), Sena Jurinac (1921), Halid Bešlić (1953), Davorin Popović (1946), Sabahudin Kurt (1935), Hanka Paldum (1956), Hari Varešanović (1961), and Baja Mali Knindža (1966).

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