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Leka, Dhoralocked

  • Nicholas Tochka

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(b Korça, Albania, Feb 23, 1923; d Tirana, Albania, Dec 27, 2006). Albanian composer. Educated at Tirana’s Queen Mother’s School for Girls in 1942, she worked as a schoolteacher in southern Albania during World War II. During this period, she became active as a composer, arranger, and translator of patriotic and partisan songs. Leka created a number of partisan songs that continued to be performed during the socialist period, such as ...

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