Icon of Albanian music, Naile Hoxha passes away

Icon of Albanian music, Naile Hoxha passes away

Tirana, 30 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

The prominent Albanian singer, Naile Hoxha has passed away at the age of 82.

Hoxha was known for her sweet and melodious voice and was considered the icon of music from the region of Shkodra.

Naile Hoxha had a career which lasted over 50 years in music.

She started to sing since she was little along with her father and her talent was immediately identified.

Soon, she joined other prominent Albanian voices such as Lucie Miloti, Big Ndoja, Ibrahim Tukiqi, etc.

Hoxha was only 18 years old when she became part of Tirana Professional Burlesque and afterwards, the Ensemble of Folk Songs and Dances.

Naile Hoxha has been given the “Artist by Merit” title for her merits in music.

Homage took place in Shkodra before the burial of the late singer. /balkaneu.com/