Beba Selimovic

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27, 1939
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Bosnian folk singer who rose to fame during the 1960s and 1970s with hits such as "Tugo moja" and "U avliji."

Before Fame

She was selected from a pool of three hundred singers to perform on Radio Sarajevo when she was fifteen years old.


She became known among her fans as the First Lady of Sevdah.

Family Life

She married Dzevad Sabanagic in her early adulthood and had her first child when she was twenty years old.

Associated With

She and fellow Bosnian Hanka Paldum both became popular and prolific Sevdalinka and folk singers.