Esma Redzepova

Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska (Macedonian: Есма Реџепова-Теодосиевска Macedonian pronunciation: [ˈɛsma rɛˈdʒɛpɔva tɛɔˈdɔsiɛvska]) (born 8 August 1943) is a Macedonian vocalist, songwriter, and humanitarian of Romani ethnicity. Because of her prolific repertoire, which includes hundreds of songs, and because of her contribution to Roma culture and its promotion, she is nicknamed Queen of the Gypsies.