Ivo Robic was born on January 28, 1923, and he was a Croatian singer and songwriter. It must be noted that the career of Ivo Robic as a soloist began with the Radio Zagreb orchestra. At that same time, Ivo Robic was in school studying. Ivo Robic performed on Krugovalna postaja Zagreb during World War II.
He performed in an Esplanade hotel in Zagreb, Independent State of Croatia. It must be noted that Ivo Robic made more than one hundred records and most of these records were singles and schlagers. Some of his notable and memorable schlagers were”Vraćam se Zagrebe tebi” (Coming Back to You, My Zagreb), “Ta tvoja ruka mala” (That Little Hand of Yours), and “Tiho plove moje čežnje” (Silent Sail of My Yearnings).
Ivo Robic is seen as a popular pioneer of Croatian music from the 1950s. He is one artist who pursued his domestic and international music career for almost half a century. For a period of time, Ivo Robic was the only artist from Croatia whose records were available in record shops in Europe and other parts of the world.
Following the success story or Morgen (tomorrow), Ivo Robic gained the nickname Mister Morgen in 1959. The song was the first collaboration or work between Ivo Robic himself and Bert Kaempfert. The German-language version of the song was ranked number 13 on the Billboard Top 100 in the United States of America.
It must be noted that the song sold over 1 million copies and was awarded a gold disc. Ivo Robic was on Germany’s Polydor Label. In his active years, he performed with the likes of Kaempfert, Freddy Quinn as well as Dean Martin.
Other international hit songs by Ivo Robic include “Muli-Song” (1960), “Mit 17 fängt das Leben erst an” (1960), “Ein ganzes Leben lang” (1962), “Rot ist der Wein” (1966), and “Ich zeig’ dir den Sonnenschein” (1971).
Ivo Robic Cause of Death
Ivo Robic was reported dead on March 9, 2000. He was 77 years old at the time of his death. The cause of death of Ivo Robic was said to be a heart attack.
Ivo Robic was also known as the Croatian Sinatra and he was born in Garesnica, a town in Bjelovar-Bilogora county. The father of Ivo Robic was the leader of a tamburica(tamburitza) orchestra and as such he grew up in a music household.
Ivo Robic played the violin and was a member of the church choir. He formed a Dixeland band while in high school with his friends.
Ivo Robic in 1946 married Martha. They met each other during the Second World War. Marths doubled as the wife and manager of Ivo Robic.
Martha was with Ivo Robic on all his tours and concerts which took to Yugoslavia, Europe, Canada as well as Australia.