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He attended the Academy Of Music Art in Sarajevo and started his first band BKB in 1961.
A composer, pianist, keyboard player, producer and arranger, Kovač's career as a professional musician started in 1961, when he formed his first band, BKB, which became a prominent jazz trio at the time. In 1963 they entered The Yu Jazz Festival, that took place in Bled (Slovenia).
After conducting the various orchestras in Bosnia, he finally joined Sarajevo's most popular pop band Indeksi. With them he had a two-month-long tour in Russia. In 1968, he moved to the Yugoslav capital, Belgrade, where he founded Korni Grupa. As a composer and a musician, he won many music contests that took place in former Yugoslavia. With Korni Grupa he entered following music festivals in Europe:
In 1979, Kovač moved to England where he collaborated in various projects, such as: the 1980 Reading Rock Festival as the keyboardist of the Jenny Darren Band. Among the prominent British musicians with whom Kovač worked while in the UK, included:
On 19 January 2011, Serbian broadcaster RTS announced that Kovač and his two daughters, Aleksandra and Kristina, will each compose a song and present a singer, who is representing Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.
Kornelije's father was of Hungarian descent and his mother of Serbian descent. Kornelije was married to Spomenka Stojanović until she passed away. They raised three daughters together.
Currently, Kornelije Kovac is 80 years, 7 months and 7 days old. Kornelije Kovac will celebrate 81st birthday on a Sunday 1st of January 2023. Below we countdown to Kornelije Kovac upcoming birthday.