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Tina Bucuvalas

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496819703

Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.001.0001

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Amalia Baka (1897–1979)1

Amalia Baka (1897–1979)1

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(p.374) Amalia Baka (1897–1979)1
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Greek Music in America
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David Soffa

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0024

Amalia Baka was a Greek Romaniate Jew from Ioannina who settled in New York in 1912 and later converted to Orthodoxy.She became a famous singer, recording artist, and songwriter who gave live performances in Greek and Turkish clubs, café amans, restaurants, and resorts. Her recorded music also encompassed Greek and other Balkan music traditions, and she often sang with her daughter, Diamond.

Keywords:   Ethnic recordings, Greek music, Greek diaspora, Balkan music, Diamond Baka

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