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Esma Redzepova Macedonia’s ‘Romany music queen’, dies at 73

Professor Carol Silverman was interviewed by the BBC World Service Newsday twice tonight regarding Esma Redzepova’s legacy. Esma, the “Queen of Romani Music” died yesterday in Macedonia at the age of 73. Esma performed at the UO last April with the support of the Department of Anthropology, the School of Music, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and other UO units. Millions of fans around the world are mourning her passing.

One clip is in this news program at about 35:41: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38284899