Irglová: Czech singer and actress reaps fame rewards after Oscar win

"Co Čech to muzikant" (Scratch a Czech, find a musician) goes an old Czech saying (going back to 1800s at least) that used to be known around the musical world. And now it is again! A little bit and on YouTube where there are dozens of clips of her singing including on David Letterman or Later with Jools Holland.
AFP: Fairytale rise to fame for Czech singer turned actress PRAGUE (AFP) — With low-budget musical movie "Once" winning awards from Hollywood to Moscow, and its soundtrack ballad "Falling Slowly" climbing the charts worldwide, Czech youngster Marketa Irglova has experienced a fairytale rise to stardom.



Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Falling Slowly (Later)