- Mikaela Minga
City in Albania. Until 1912 Korça was under Ottoman rule. From 1916 to 1917 it was a self-governing region, under French control. It has been considered a cradle of Albanian culture. In the late Ottoman period (mid-19th to the early 20th centuries) Korça developed into an important mercantile center, while experiencing at the same time a large flux of migration. The earliest musical manuscript belonged to the Christian-orthodox church and dates to ...