Lejla Agolli

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Lejla Agolli (born 4 October 1950) is an Albanian composer.

Life[edit]

Lejla Agolli was born in Korçë, Albania. She studied composition and orchestration in Tiranassa Tish Daijan. She was winner of the National Civic Song Festival for the song Ah ky mall sung by Frederik Ndoci. Agolli served for several years as artistic director to The National Ensemble of Folk Songs and Dancing.[1][2]

Works[edit]

Agollin's compositions include cantata, symphonies, concertos and chamber music. Selected works include:

  • Ah ky mall
  • In Memoriam for solo clarinet and string orchestra, dedicated to Mother Teresa[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • MAJLINDA DHE ZOGU I VOGEL (animation soundtrack) 1976
  • LISHARSI (animation soundtrack) 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lejla në tri rrugë". Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 4 October 2010.