famous musicians with Croatian heritage born outside Croatia – People with Croatian heritage born outside the country have made an impact around the world Rtp Slot in a number of fields, including music.

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famous musicians with Croatian heritage born outside Croatia

Krist Novoselic

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Krist Novoselic was the bassist and co-founder of the legendary grunge band Nirvana. Born in California to Croatian parents Marija and Krsto Novoselić, Krist spent time in school in Zadar on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast in the 1980s. His mother Marija is from Privlaka, near Zadar and father Krsto is from Iž.

He met Kurt Cobain through his brother and the two discovered Slot Gacor they had a similar taste in music and decided to form the band Nirvana. The rest is history.

Tony Butala

Tony Butala was the lead singer Slot Depo Pulsa of the vocal group The Lettermen, who had two Top 10 singles, 16 Top 10 singles on the Adult Contemporary chart (including one #1), 32 consecutive Billboard Magazine chart albums, 11 gold records, and five Grammy nominations. Butala was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and is of Croatian descent.He was honoured last year with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Ella Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde, burst onto the music scene as a teenager a few years ago thanks to her smash hit ‘Royals’. That hit spent nine weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and won her two Grammy Awards.

Lorde has Croatian roots on her mother’s side and lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Lorde revealed that she got her Croatian citizenship in 2017.

Walter Parazaider

Born in Maywood, Illinois with Croatian heritage, Walter Parazaider is best known for being a founding member of the rock band Chicago. He plays a wide variety of wind instruments, including saxophone, flute, and clarinet.

Chicago is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups, and one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time, having sold more than 100 million records.