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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 recognized for his later solo work, which established him as one of the best-selling regional artists of all time. Over the course of 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 472,658 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Dino Merlin is the 373rd most popular singer (up from 392nd in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Singer.

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  • 470k

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  • 56.13

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dino Merlin ranks 373 out of 3,528Before him are Šaban Šaulić, Selena Gomez, Thalía, LP, Senesino, and Selena. After him are Alpha Blondy, Malcolm McLaren, Katy Perry, Harry Nilsson, Karen Carpenter, and Henri Salvador.

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Among people born in 1962, Dino Merlin ranks 51Before him are Alessandra Mussolini, Marcia Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Felipe Calderón, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Flea. After him are Arnold Vosloo, Black, Felicity Huffman, Stefan Kuntz, Takashi Murakami, and Andreas Köpke.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dino Merlin ranks 49 out of 320Before him are Damat Ibrahim Pasha (1550), Miroslav Filipović (1915), David Elazar (1925), Branko Ćopić (1915), Ljupko Petrović (1947), and Petar Kočić (1877). After him are Hadım Sinan Pasha (1459), Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić (1350), Zdravko Čolić (1951), Raif Dizdarević (1926), Milan Galić (1938), and Lepa Brena (1960).

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), Kemal Monteno (1948), Sena Jurinac (1921), Davorin Popović (1946), Halid Bešlić (1953), Ljiljana Petrović (1939), Sabahudin Kurt (1935), Hanka Paldum (1956), Baja Mali Knindža (1966), and Hari Varešanović (1961).

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