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the belief for this undertaking was once first instructed to Mohammed Hassen by way of Lily Marcos-Birra , the committed spouse and the simplest pal of Ali Birra most likely a few yr in the past. What was once deliberate at that degree was once to arrange a brief biographical information regarding the mythical Oromo singer for his Golden Jubilee anniversary party on musical degree. That occasion, on the way to mark Ali Birra's fiftieth anniversary get together for the reason that he begun making a song in 1963, could be held in Minneapolis on July four, 2013. even supposing the plan for the venture had a gestation interval of numerous months, the paintings at the undertaking began with earnestness basically in may perhaps 2013. With Dr. Gemechu Megerssa's contribution and extra formerly released articles, and brief experiences of Ali Birra's song by way of Rick Sanders and Blogfoolk journal. The venture increased past short biographical details. The venture now has 5 brief chapters and assessment articles. it's a very modest starting for encouraging others to put in writing extra massive paintings approximately Ali Birra, his lengthy effective musical profession and his large contribution for placing Oromo track on musical map of the realm. As a venture which used to be ready below extreme strain of time, we didn't have the luxurious of time for rigorously proof-reading greater than as soon as all contributions. If we had a chance to proof-read all contributions greater than as soon as, most likely we might have eradicated or lowered attainable typos and different error. We say sorry if there are error.
we're deeply indebted to Matt Knowles, Andreas Hansen and Rick Sanders for giving us the permission to incorporate their very good articles during this venture. We show our honest gratitude for Francis Falceto and Buda Musique for generating Ethiopiques 28. This construction has really garnered first-class studies not just from the Oromo groups but additionally from the overseas viewers. because the results of their creation they positioned Oromo track the place it rightfully merits to be, a part of the realm song, finishing the lengthy forget during which Oromo tune chanced on itself for many years. now we have been very lucky to have neighbors and co-workers who contributed to the finishing touch of this venture in a single manner or the opposite. We thank Catherine Jimbo Odari, a PhD pupil at Georgia kingdom college, for typing the articles of Matt Knowles and Andreas Hansen. We thank our pricey good friend Dr. Gemechu Megerssa not just for his contribution but in addition for his participation in Ali Birra's Golden Jubilee with us in Minneapolis. Dr. Gemechu Megerssa has been Ali Birra's life-long shut buddy. We have been deeply touched by means of speedy responses of Taha Ali Abdi and Assefa Tefera Dibaba( a PhD scholar at Indiana college) for his or her translations of a few of the lyrics of Ali Birra songs into English texts. we're indebted to Jawar Mohammed and Arfasse Gemeda of Columbia college for his or her support with this undertaking. We owe colossal debt of gratitude to our good friend, Elias Ibssa, who took the whole accountability for type-setting and printing this undertaking and making it prepared for the day of party. We thank all those who find themselves concerned in the back of the scene in organizing Ali Birra's fiftieth anniversary. eventually, we owe profound debt of gratitude to our pricey good friend Ali Birra, who continually made us giggle, whereas answering all our questions on his existence and musical trip. info from our lengthy interviews with Ali Birra shaped the foundation for crafting bankruptcy one. His interviews also are quoted generously in bankruptcy . We percentage the happiness with Ali Birra for celebrating his Golden Jubilee. we're looking ahead to it with nice excitement.

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