In this series we present 100 songs which have gone down in the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. On Czech Radio’s web pages you can find a poll, in which you can vote for the best hit from the past century. We continue with the year 1992.
On May 18th, the first round of voucher privatization began.
Elections to the Chamber of the Deputies (Federal Assembly) were held on June 5th and 6th.
On December 31st at midnight, Czechoslovakia broke up into two independent states - the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.
In 1992 the domestic music industry began to thrive on all fronts. On June 25th, the premiere of the Czech musical “Les Misérables” was performed at the Na Vinohradech Theater. The Czech lyrics were written by Zdeněk Borovec and it was sung by Helena Vondráčková, Jiří Korn, Karel Černoch and many others.
A new era of Czech pop music emerged, characterized by the musicals and the reigning singer, Lucie Bílá, who found her way into the hearts of Czech listeners. The talented Lucie Bílá was joined by composer Ondřej Soukup and lyricist Gabriela Osvaldová, who prepared the album “Missariel.” The biggest hit on the album was “Love is Love”.
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