Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Zagreb Moments like Charlie Chaplin and Arsen Dedic

Ivo and Nenad Bach with Charles Billich. Cvjetni Trg (Flower Square)

Dr. Ivan Bagaric and Nenad Bach in Sabor. Markov Trg.

Nice photo Ivo.

Andjelko Maletic (Radio Journalist from Radio Novi Sad, who helped me with my band Vrijeme i Zemlja) in Zagreb, before going home.

Dr. Bill Everett, Ivo Bach, Roberto, Nenad Bach

A nice touch. Donkey, a traditional animal from Croatia, outside presidential palace.

Amir Muharemi, chief of staff for the President of Croatia. Dear friend from New York and now from Zagreb as well.

Nenad Bach, Arsen Dedic, Gabi Novak and Ivo Bach at their (Arsen and Gabi) home. Arsen is a famous Croatian singer songwriter. He helped me secure my first and a second professional contract, when I just started. Gabi is a famous Croatian singer. I feel very grateful for their help early in life.

Always a special treat to spend time with Gavran family. Miro Gavran, the most prolific and frequently performed Croatian writer with his wife and famous actress Mladena Gavran and their son Jakov. My son Ivo is here as well. Never a dull moment. Check this about Miro.

Nenad Bach, Pero Gotovac and Mojimir Cacija. Three composers.

Radojka Sverko and Nenad Bach. Radojka is a Croatian Diva. One of the best vocals Croatia ever had. See her webpage

National Library

Structure and order in harmony.

On the roof of the building, with an angel, protecting Zagreb.

Tomislav Square from the same roof top.

Sipping first coffee on Saturday morning. prof.dr Slaven Letica, dr. Gordana Cerjan-Letica, prof. dr. Slobodan Lang, Ivo Bach and Nenad Bach. Tkalciceva Street.

Ksenija Prohaska. Met her on the street while she was looking to buy some dates (fruit). A dear friend from Los Angeles and a famous actress in her own right. Acted opposite Warren Beatty. See her new webpage

one more time

now with the flash. St. Peter's church in the background.

Mladen Magdalenic a legendary Croatian Radio journalist. Mladen helped me at the beginning of my musical career.

Nenad Bach being interviewed by Mladen Magdalenic for Croatian National Radio

I was just sitting and minding my own business, drinking cup of coffee and talking on the phone in Zagreb, Croatia, when suddenly Charlie showed up behind me. The same way he came, the same way he went away. Nice touch Zagreb.