I have two memories from my childhood at Josipa Lisac . When I was in primary school my parents went to watch the rock opera Gubec-Beg in Zagreb. The case was then very fancy, because then Zagreb seems to me the world metropola. Even the opera was in my kid’s head very noble thing, a touch of mystery was added with the word rock, which I did not know exactly what it means, it seemed to me only, that is something loud. The importance of all the event was even greater, because my parents then dressed very elegant. They were gorgeous. They came back very excited because they were convinced that the girl from the opera, Josipa Lisac, will became a world-class star. Another such memory of Josephine, was created a few years later, when I read that she are returning from America back to Zagreb. Then I wondered whether Josephine Fox is become a world-class star?

Today, in addition to the memories, I have written in my head about Josipa Lisac three things:
1. her indescribable, magical voice, going from soft to harsh, from barely audible to

the penetrating, from whispering to a strong and back again,
2. the great love with Karl Metikoš and numerous concerts in his memory after his sudden death in 1991,
3. extravagant outfits with hats that perfectly complement her charisma.
At  February  she had  unforgettable concert at the Slovenian National Theatre in Maribor. She came on stage in extravagant black dress, with her eternal fox frufru, wide lips and strong cheekbones. Around the neck she had a metal chain, which hung almost to the ground. On her head she had an extensive black hat. From the first bars of the Ave Maria with which the concert began, we were forged on the seats and we drove through the hills and valleys of music, together with her, we drove on straight roads, wheezed up the hill, slow down the serpentine, she gave vent on the tops, from time to time we fly together. She has expanded energy, fills us that we sat immovable, silently, barely breathe, hoped that just would not have missed anything. Josipa not only sang with a voice in the first place, she sang with her heart, soul, even with the face, eyes, hands, with her whole body, she sang with the movements and also with clothes. At stops along the road, she put the argument that we are in the 21st century, and then she asked us whether this is true, and that she hoped it is.  It can easily happened  to fall asleep somewhere along the way, and you must not allow that. We must live here and now. And forget about everything else. She said as she needed us, we needed her because together we are in a circle of receiving and giving, we receive from her and she receives from us. What would help her  talent, if there was no us, the audience to confirm her talent?
She finished with the song Magla  and the last chord in me  appeared spontaneous inner urge to applaud her, that  primary motive for expressing enthusiasm , which we bring with us on that planet. Yes, Josipa Lisac, for me you´re the world star. 
Her divine song:

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