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Louisa Tounsia

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Louisa Tounsia

Louisa Tounsia was first played on NTS on 25 July 2017. Songs played include Ala Bab Darek.

Despite being one of the most renowned vocalists in Tunisia during the mid-20th century, very little in English has been written about the great Louisa Tounsia. She was part of the deep tradition of Jewish singers of the Maghreb, along with her fellow countrymen Raoul Journo and Cheikh El-Afrit, among others. Jewish immigration into North Africa began as early as the 6th century BCE, and there was a large migration of Sephardic Jews into the region in the 5th century, then later in the 15th and 16th centuries,…

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Ala Bab Darek
Louisa Tounsia
Les Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi0
Ala Bab Darek
Louisa TounsiaLes Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi0
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