Serbian singer who has become a folk music icon over the course of her five decade-long career. She is most famous for hits like "Srce Moje Je Violina."
She began singing at age ten in her home village of Milocaj.
She was scheduled to perform with singer Silvana Armenulic on the night she died in a car accident but overslept, an oversight which may have saved her life.
Her third husband is soccer player Milan Milanovic.
She and Saban Saulic are two of Yugoslavia's most famous folk singers.