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Magda Umer

Polish singer
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Occupation Singer Writer Actor
Country Poland
AKA Małgorzata Magda Umer
Date of birth Warsaw
Authority Library of congress id Musicbrainz id ISNI id IMDB id VIAF id
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Biography

Magda Umer (/ˈʊmɛr/; born Małgorzata Magda Umer, October 9, 1949) is a Polish singer and performer of sung poetry, journalist, author, film director, screenwriter, actress, and author of recitals.

Biography

She was born to Edward Umer, the head of the Special Section of the Main Directorate of Information of the Polish Army and Stanisława Umer. Her father was Jewish, son of Otylia and Wincenty Umer, brother of Adam Humer. Both of Magda Umer's parents were atheists, she converted to Roman Catholicism as an adult. Her godmother was an actress Kalina Jędrusik.

She graduated from Klement Gottwald High School in Warsaw (now the Stanisław Staszic High School). Later she studied at the Faculty of Polish Philology at Warsaw University. She made her debut in the late 1960s by singing in student cabarets.

Magda Umer has got two sons - Mateusz and Franciszek.

Awards and honors

Winner of the Opole Song Festival.

By order of the President of the Republic of 15 December 2000 "for outstanding contribution to the activities of the student movement, for achievements in social work" Umer was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Restoration of Poland.

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
Magda Umer
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: Pronit
  • Formats: LP
Magda Umer
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Polton
  • Formats: LP, CD
Noce i sny
  • Released: November 26, 2010
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download
24
Wciąż się na coś czeka
  • Released: November 30, 2012
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download
50
Duety. Tak młodo jak teraz
  • Released: October 30, 2015
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Collaborative albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
Kołysanki utulanki
with Grzegorz Turnau
  • Released: June 12, 2003
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download
32
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
Gdzie ty jesteś
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Wszystko skończone
  • Released: January 9, 1995
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Koncert jesienny
  • Released: February 6, 1995
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
O niebieskim, pachnącym
groszku – Złota kolekcja
  • Released: November 27, 1999
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Kolekcja 20-lecia Pomatonu
  • Released: January 15, 2010
  • Label: EMI Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
21
  • POL: 15,000+
  • POL: Gold
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Video albums

Title Video details Sales Certifications
Chlip-Hop with Andrzej Poniedzielski
and Wojciech Borkowski
  • Released: December 4, 2008
  • Label: Agora SA
  • Formats: DVD
  • POL: 5,000+
  • POL: Gold
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