Death of a Finnish composer, 54main
Jovanka Trbojevic, a Finnish composer of Serbian origin, has died after a protracted illness.
Raised in Belgrade, she began her studies in Prague and moved on to the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.
She received several orchestral commissions and won the 2008 Prix Italia for a large radiophonic work, CreationGame. She was lately engaged in writing an opera for Helsinki Chamber Choir.