Birra, Ali (1947)
|Alternative last name spellings: Ali Mahammed|
|Alternative first name spellings: –|
|Description: Ali Birra is a musician, composer, singer and poet from Ethiopia. He sings in Amharic, Arabic, Harari and Somali, as well as Oromo, his mother tongue. He has been the most important Oromo’s musician, and has managed to promote his popular culture. In 1971, he recorded the first album in the music history of his country. Ali received the Toronto African Merit Award in 1995, and an honorary doctorate from Jimma University in 2010. Today, Ali Birra is a living Oromo legend.|
|Sex: Male||Occupation: Composer, guitarist, singer, poet.|
|Place of Birth / Death: Ganda Kore, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.||Country Tags: Ethiopia|
|Periods: 20th Century. 21th Century||Genres: Instrumental music, vocal music, dance music.|
|Styles: Traditional music, Nationalism music, Folk, World Music.||Group: Los Angeles Arts Academy.|
|Instruments: Voice, guitar.||Relatives: –|
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- Ali Birra in Allmusic: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/ali-birra-mn0002937841/songs – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/artist/4487260/radio?autoplay=true – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/es/artist/918287-Ali-Birra – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Last.fm: https://www.last.fm/music/Ali+Birra – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Music in África: https://www.musicinafrica.net/directory/ali-birra – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Musixmatch: https://www.musixmatch.com/artist/Ali-Birra – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Rate your music: https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/ali_birra – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/galaanketema – [02/04/2020].
- Ali Birra in Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1EfXYEX4mRIXi0yegqviAF?autoplay=true&v=A – [02/04/2020].
- Wikipedia.org: Ali Birra: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Birra – [02/04/2020].
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