Branislava Šaper Predić

(Zajecar, 25th September, 1946), studied composition in the Music Academy in Belgrade. She subsequently followed courses in contemporary music in Cologne, Stuttgart and Munich and then worked as a music editor for the Students Cultural Centre in Belgrade, and as music editor of the Belgrade programme for Yugoconcert. From 1984 onwards she worked for TV Belgrade. She composed a number of orchestral works: Sofoson 1, for symphony orchestra (1972), Sofoson 2 (1977), Simphonieta for strings and timpani (1968), Multimedijalno prikazanje, for timpani, winds and movement, Requiem, Bolna Draga, for chorus, Sosofon 3, for soloists, choir and orchestra. In the eighties she also wrote music for ballet, film, and television series and for the theatre. She received the Prize of the City of Belgrade for her Simphonieta and the BEMUS Prize for Sosofon 1.