Daija, Tish [Matish]
- George Leotsakos
(b Shkodra, Albania, Jan 30, 1926; d Tirana, Albania, Oct 3, 2003). Albanian composer and teacher. His early musical encounters were with Shkodran folk and urban song, and with the region's organized musical activities, then dominated by Gjoka and Dom Miqele Koliqi. He studied the violin from the age of six, and started composing at 18, becoming known with such songs as ...