Aleksandar Popović (Ub, Serbia, November 2 1929Belgrade, October 9 1996) was a Serbian writer who authored more than 50 plays and other works, of which the most famous are Bela kafa and Mrešćenje šarana.

Biography

Born in Ub to a family with military background,[1] Popović graduated from the gymnasium in his hometown[2] and soon after started to write poetry. In the late 40s he was arrested by the communist authorities and spent five years at Goli Otok.[3] After release he worked a number of poorly paid jobs, only to accept the invitation of Duško Radović to start writing radio dramas for children.[4] His opus includes a number of dramas, comedies, dramas for children, TV dramas, TV and movie scripts.[5]

Popović's theatre play Mrešćenje šarana was banned in Yugoslavia.[6]

Selected works

  • Devojčica u plavoj haljini, 1961
  • Tvrdoglave priče, 1962
  • Sudbina jednog Čarlija, 1964
  • Ljubinko i Desanka, 1964
  • Sudbina jednog Čarlija, 1964
  • Čarapa od sto petlji, 1965
  • Sablja dimiskija, 1965
  • Razvojni put Bore Šnajdera, 1967
  • Smrtonosna motoristika, 1967
  • Kako se voli Vesna, 1974
  • Mrešćenje šarana, 1984
  • Gardijski potporučnik Ribanac ili Fantazija o cvećkama, 1984
  • Tri svetlice s pozornice, 1986
  • Bela kafa, 1990
  • Tamna je noć, 1992
  • Čarlama, zbogom, 1995
  • Baš bunar, 1996
  • Noćna frajla, 1999

References

  1. ^ istoriju, MK Fondacija Srpski Legat. "Umro je dramski pisac Aleksandar Popović".
  2. ^ "Sudbina od sto petlji". Nedeljnik Vreme. Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  3. ^ ""Pitomac" Golog otoka". www.novosti.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  4. ^ istoriju, MK Fondacija Srpski Legat. "Umro je dramski pisac Aleksandar Popović".
  5. ^ "Aleksandar Popovic". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  6. ^ Како је забрањивано „Мрешћење шарана” („Политика“, 20. мај 2016)