Danko Popović

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Danko Popović
BornSlobodan Popović
19 August 1928
Aranđelovac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died7 August 2009(2009-08-07) (aged 80)
Belgrade, Serbia
Resting placeSaint Archangel Gabriel Church, Bukovik
OccupationWriter and playwright
LanguageSerbian
NationalitySerbian
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade
Notable worksThe Book about Milutin

Slobodan "Danko" Popović (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Данко Поповић; 19 August 1928 – 7 August 2009)[1][2] was a Serbian writer, playwright and screenwriter.

Popović was born in Aranđelovac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. He graduated from the University of Belgrade's Law School, where he spent the biggest part of life and where he started his literary work. Danko, however, also returned regularly to his home town and property nearby Bukulja. He wrote several novels, collections of short stories and scenarios for TV, Film and radio dramas.[3][4]

Vladan Matijević was the 2015 recipient of the Danko Popović Award.[5]

Work (selection)[edit]

Prose (selection)

  • Svečanosti, (Celebrities), Nolit, Belgrade 1962.
  • Kukurek i kost, Slovo ljubve, Belgrade 1976.
  • Čarapići, Nolit, Belgrade 1969.
  • Oficiri, Minerva, Subotica 1979.
  • Knjiga o Milutinu, Publishing series Biblioteka Književne novine, Belgrade 1985.
  • Konak u Kragujevcu, Publishing series Biblioteka Književne novine, Belgrade 1988, ISBN 86-391-0121-3.
  • Blood Blossoms of Kosovo: Chronicle About the Serbian Holy Land, edited by Sofija Škorić, translated by Ralph Bogert, Serbian Literary Company, Toronto 1997, ISBN 0-9682484-1-1.[6]
  • Četiri vetra - pisma prijatelju u Torontu, Prometej and Jefimija, Novi Sad and Kragujevac 2004, ISBN 86-7639-748-1.
  • The Book of Milutin, translated by Svetlana Milošević, Knjiga komerc, Belgrade 2018, ISBN 978-86-7712-437-3.

Filmography (selection)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vremeplov, (19. August 2009), RTS, archived by WayBack Machine, retrieved 2019-05-13.
  2. ^ Report on attachment of plaque on his residence in Belgrade, Politika, archived by WayBack Machine, retrieved 2019-05-13.
  3. ^ Udruženje Poštovalaca Dela Danka Popovića, Association of Admirers of the Work of Danko Popović (Bisnode) retrieved 2019-05-13.
  4. ^ Rekonstrukcija kuće Danka Popovića, Reconstruction of Residential Building (Place of Birth), Radio Televizija Šumadija, YouTube, retrieved 2019-05-13.
  5. ^ Report, Press Online, retrieved 2019-05-14.
  6. ^ Ralph Bogert, Paste.Pics (Wayback Machine), University of Toronto.
  7. ^ Mira and Antonín J. Liehm, Most Important Art-Soviet and Eastern European film after 1945, University of California Press 1980, ISBN 0-520-04128-3, Google Books, Synopsis, p.431.
  8. ^ Pukovnikovica, Delta video, YouTube.
  9. ^ Video, Institute to Honor Freedom of Conscience, Longmont, retrieved 2019-05-12.
  10. ^ Berlinale 1973, Berlinale, retrieved 2019-05-12.