Mara Kana, rock-singer
Mara Kana is a Russian rock-singer and songwriter.
Mara (born Marina Nesterova, then changed her Russian passport, and became Mara Kana) was born on November 25, 1978 in Moscow. According to relatives, the girl began singing at the age of 2. 10-year-old girl entered music school where she played the guitar. Her first song was written in 1989.
“My first song was dedicated to a primary school teacher. I and my classmate sang it together. It was very touching. But I can’t remember the words, it was a long time ago.”
Mara composed songs while studying at a music school, then while performing with a jazz ensemble, participating in various youth competitions.
However, her career did not develop very quickly. Only in 2003, her song Airplanes was broadcasted. Mara’s second single, Dolphins, also hit the charts. And the song Cold Men became even more popular.
She is the author of several songs from Linda’s album Ataka (Attack), including the hit Tsepi I Kolitsa (Chains and Rings).