Serbia mourns the loss of its best-known singer Saban Saulic, came on Sunday morning in a traffic accident on the A2 motorway in Gütersloh killed. The Serbian media reported on Sunday evening citing family members of the death of the 67-Year-old, who was regarded in his homeland as the "king of folk music". "The most beautiful voice is silenced," said the family in the evening, in a statement to the Public. The relatives hoped that he will stay as an "artist, unique singer and above all a great human being" in memory.
"He had no Chance," was the headline in a newspaper "Blic" about the report about the accident. Accordingly, one of a drunken man-controlled, larger car in front of a construction site with power car was on the small, in the Saulic on the front passenger seat had sat. Saulic and the other occupants of the vehicle were after a gig in Bielefeld, Germany on the eve of on the way to the airport in Dortmund. The driver of the car, the Bosnia-born musician Mirsad Keric, died hours later in hospital of his injuries, how Saulic-Manager Sabit Dervosevic on the news page of Avaz confirmed.
President Vucic offered his condolences
colleagues of Saulic expressed dismay. "I can't believe it," said the singer Halid Beslic in Bosnia-Herzegovina."Words fail me", said the Serbian singer Snezana Djurisic.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic condolences to the family of Saulic, as the newspaper "Politika" reported. Also Minister of foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic spoke of the family "as a friend and great admirer of Saban" expressed his condolences. "I'm sure his work will live", quoted by the Agency Tanjug from the Letter.More about
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Saulic had begun his career as a Teenager in the former Yugoslavia. He was one of the most famous singers of folk music in the Balkans. (dpa)