Listen and watch at Dino Merlin music videos. Dino Merlin was born on 12 September, 1962 in Sarajevo (Bosnia) as Edin Dervišhalidović. Dino Merlin started in 1983 a band called Merlin and with them he created 5 albums before he in 1991 started a solo career. Dino Merlin is a very popular singer and songwriter across all the former Yugoslavia. Dino Merlin has sung aside huge singers like Nina Badrić, Ivana Banfić, Vesna Zmijanac and Hari Mata Hari.