Helena Vondrackova

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Czech Republic

About

With a career that spanned the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and first decades of the 2000s, this prolific Czech musician had become her country's most popular singer by the time she was in her mid teens.

Before Fame

In her late teens, after winning a national Czech talent competition, she recorded a Czech version of the popular American folk song "Red River Valley."

Trivia

She performed in professional Czech stage productions of Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, and Hello, Dolly!

Family Life

Her second husband, Michael Martin, served as her musical and theatrical manager. Her first marriage was to a German musician named Helmut Sickel; she also had a lengthy relationship with Czech lyricist Zdenek Rytir.

Associated With

In 1967, she recorded a Czech cover version of Sonny & Cher's "Little Man."