Her biggest school was the cafeteria. She was born in Belgrade on December 14, 1944 in an artistic family.
His first appearance was at the age of 12 when he replaced his sick mother. She was very early and became a mother.
"The tragedy of the Roma people is that we ripen very early. I became the mother of 14 and my husband was 16 years old. "
Although at one time she attended a music school, her biggest school was as she said - the cafe. In spite of the enormous popularity, she experienced discrimination on many occasions.
- They told me: "What does this Roma woman do on television every day?" The Roma have always been disrespectful and we are guilty of this because we allowed it.
In the late 80's when he felt that he would have a war he gathered his three children and fled with one bag in Germany
There he started singing after Roma weddings to survive and exist.
At the same time he worked hard physical work, such as cleaning bathrooms, etc., which was also noticed on the documentary film dedicated to her and made by the BBC.