Today we received the sad news that the Serbian singer Ljiljana Petrović passed away. In 1961, Petrović was the very first singer ever to represent Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest. Her song “Neke davne zvezde” reached a 10th place in the contest.
In the 1960s, Ljiljana Petrović was a star in Yugoslavia. She took part in many contests and festivals. In the 1970s, her singing career faded. However, she was known in the 1990s for making haiku poems and songs.
Ljiljana Petrović was 81 years old.