Serbia mourns the loss of its best-known singer Šaban Šaulić that came in a traffic accident on the A2 motorway in Gütersloh killed. Serbian media reported, citing family members of the death of the 67-Year-old who is 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. In social networks, many Fans expressed their dismay. A Twitter Userein about wrote: "We are fortunate that You have given us music for life."
Heartbreaking loss for the #Balkans. Rest in peace, Saban Saulic, we were lucky to have you provide music for our lives #sabansaulic pic.twitter.com/jK1a6d16dy— Milica Njegovan (@Milica_Njegovan) 17. February 2019
A report by the newspaper Blic, according to a drunken man-controlled, larger car was driving in front of a construction site with impact on the small car, in the Šaulić on the front passenger seat had sat. Šaulić, 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, was injured threat. Doctors were fighting on Monday to continue his life, the police announced.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic condolences to the family of Šaulić , 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. Colleagues of Šaulić were dismayed. "I can't believe it," said the singer Halid Beslic in Bosnia-Herzegovina. "Words fail me", said the Serbian singer Snezana Djurisic.
Šaulić 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.