Former singer of the influential Yugoslav new wave band Azra. Three of Azra's album were featured in the book "YU 100: the Greatest Yugoslav Rock and Pop Music Albums" in 1998.
He was a history and phonetics student at the University of Zagreb before dropping out to join a group called Balkan Sevdah Band.
A biography about his life, Fantom Slobode, was published in 2006.
His father served in the Yugoslav People's Army.
He and Crvena Jabuka singer Drazen Ricl are two of Yugoslavia's best-known rock singers.