Esma Redzepova

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Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Skopje, Macedonia
Death Date
Dec 11, 2016 (73)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Skopje, Macedonia
Death Date
Dec 11, 2016 (73)

About

Roma-Macedonian singer and songwriter nicknamed Queen of the Gypsies. She is known for albums such as Songs of a Macedonian Gypsy.

Before Fame

She won first place in a Macedonian radio talent contest when she was fourteen years old.

Trivia

She represented Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 alongside Vlatko Lozanoski. 

Family Life

She married her manager Stevo Teodosievsk in 1968 and was with him up until his death in 1997. The two became foster parents to nearly fifty children.

Associated With

Her single "Caje Sukarije" was featured on the soundtrack of the 2006 film Borat starring Sacha Baron Cohen