The sad news of the disappearance of the famous singer was given by the family this morning, February 7th.
Pagarusha has interpreted both folk and classic works, but is best known for the song "Baresha" (the Shepherd), composed by the composer and her husband Rexho Mulliqi and written by Rifat Kukaj.
Born in the village of Pagarush near Malisheva (Kosova), Pagarusha boasts a forty-year musical career. He began his singing career at Radio Prishtina in the 1948, e the "nightingale of Kosovo", as it became known, it closes with a final concert in Sarajevo in 1984.
Her musical creativity lasted for almost 40 years and, due to the diversity of the genres in which she performed, it is not easy to identify Pagarusha in a specific musical genre. His interpretations in folk music were exactly as perfect as his interpretations in classical music, especially in opera. Pagarusha has been loved by music critics and adored by fans of music. It has been defined The Kosovës are balanced (Nightingale of Kosovo), queen of Albanian music, Madam Butterfly, etc.
It has gained great popularity not only in its country but also in other European countries, such as Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, etc. He has conducted numerous tours with the Shota music ensemble in these countries and even in far-off Israel. In Kosovo, he got the title "The Singer of the Century" (Këngëtare and shekullit).
He ended his musical career in 1984 with a great concert in Sarajevo. In 2000, after 16 years of absence, he sang the song Për ty ("For you") in an Albanian TV show. He received the "Honor of the Nation" award (Albanian: Nderi i Kombit) from the Albanian President Bujar Nishani in November 2012.