Miroslav Žbirka

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Miroslav Žbirka
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Žbirka backstage at the Crystal Wing Awards in 2012
Background information
Birth nameMiroslav Žbirka
Born(1952-10-21)21 October 1952
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Died10 November 2021(2021-11-10) (aged 69)
Prague, Czech Republic
GenresPop rock, new wave, folk
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1968–2021
LabelsOPUS, Bonton, Sony BMG
Associated actsModus, Marika Gombitová, Ladislav Lučenič
Websitezbirka.cz

Miroslav Žbirka (21 October 1952 – 10 November 2021) was a Slovak pop music singer-songwriter and guitarist. In the late 1970s, Žbirka co-founded two Czechoslovak pop music bands Modus.[1]

Žbirka died on 10 November 2021 at a hospital in Prague, Czech Republic from sepsis caused by pneumonia, aged 69.[2]

Albums[change | change source]

  • 1980: Doktor Sen
  • 1982: Sezónne lásky
  • 1983: Roky a dni
  • 1984: Nemoderný chalan
  • 1986: Chlapec z ulice
  • 1988: Zlomky poznania
  • 1990: K.O.
  • 1993: Songs for Children (designed for children)
  • 1994: Samozrejmý svet
  • 1997: Meky
  • 1999: Songs for Boys & Girls (designed for children)
  • 2001: Modrý album
  • 2005: Dúhy
  • 2009: Empatia

References[change | change source]

  1. "Miro Žbirka zůstane ještě letos akustický" (in Czech). Czech Television. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 19 March 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. Zomrela legenda slovenskej populárnej hudby Miro Žbirka (in Slovak)