Marco Angelini

Marco Angelini

Marco Angelini (bürgerlich Marco Angelini-Santner, * 26. Juli 1984 in VoitsbergSteiermark) ist ein österreichischer Sänger und Songwriter. Von September 2014 bis Juni 2018 hatte er sich ins Privatleben zurückgezogen. Seit Juli 2018 steht er unter dem Pseudonym Da Bua wieder auf der Bühne.

Marco Angelini (born on 26 July 1984 in VoitsbergSteiermark) is an Austrian singer and songwriter, who withdrew from public life in 2014 and started working as a doctor.


Marco Angelini was born in VoitsburgStyria State in Austria, to an Austrian mother, a Luxembourgish father, and Italian grandparents. Currently living in Graz, he has been in a relationship with professional dancer Maria Santner[1] since 2014.

Education and career


After his A-Levels Marco Angelini studied medicine at the Medical University in Graz. He spent a semester abroad in Luxembourg and did a practical year at KLINIKUM Passau in Germany. In 2012 he graduated as a Doctor of Medicine.


Marco Angelini had played handball as a left-wing at the HSG REMUS Baernbach/Koeflach for more than twelve years, however, he had to give up his handball career after two serious injuries (including cruciate ligament).


Marco Angelini has participated in various talent shows, like Helden von morgenStarmania , and X Factor. By participating in season 8 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar – the German equivalent of American Idol – he reached 4th place.[2]

He later performed in Germany, Greece, Austria, Luxembourg, and Spain, both as a solo artist and with his student band, “Black Balloon”, which was founded in 2008. Angelini also worked as a juror.

His musical scope ranges from pop, rock, and Austropop. His musical influences can be found, by his own account, with the Red Hot Chili PeppersKings of LeonPaolo Nutini , and James Morrison.

In 2011, Angelini signed a recording contract with Sony Music – Austria, where his first single “Leuchtturm”, which was produced by Alexander Kahr, was recorded and released in December 2011.[3]

After moving to 2DayRecords the Maxi – CD called “Du & Ich” was published on 25 January 2013.[4] “Du & Ich” entered on the Austrian Charts at No. 69.[5]

His second single – produced again in cooperation with 2DayRecords – called “Mein Engel (hier auf Erden)” has reached number 84 in the charts. It was published on 31 May 2013.[6]

On 4 October 2013, his third single called “Wunder gibt es immer wieder” was released and reached number 62 in the German charts.[7]

After his participation in “Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!” he published a party song called “Heute Nacht”, which reached No. 54 in the German charts,[8] and 51 in the Austrian charts.[9]

Marco Angelini announced a musical break in 2014.

He published a song called “Goodbye” in cooperation with Leo Aberer. They also produced a Christmas song that joined the Austrian charts at number 23 in the first week and peaked at number 9.

Projects on television

In January 2014, Angelini participated in the German reality-Show “Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!” produced and shown by RTL. He left the show with sixth place.

In the same year, he danced with Maria Santner in the 9th season of the dance show “Dancing Stars” produced by ORF eins and reached second place.

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