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Renowned artist Sherif Merdani passes away at 81

  • 8/30/2021 2:24 PM
Renowned artist Sherif Merdani passes away at 81

Albanian renowned artist Sherf Merdani has passed away at the age of 81. Sherif Merdani has been a political prisoner for several years. After the 11th Festival he and some of his colleagues ended up in jail.

Sherif Merdani is a famous singer. Sherif Merdani is a persecuted singer and an Albanian diplomat. He is known as a great Albanian singer of Albanian light music. He performed songs composed by Kastriot Gjini. After the 11th Festival, as well as some of his colleagues, he was persecuted by the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha and served 16 years in prison. In the '90s he also worked as a diplomat at the Albanian Embassy in Rome.

In December 1970, Sherif Merdani participates in the 9th ART Festival with the song "Among you".

In December 1970, Sherif Merdani participates in the 9th ART Festival with the song "Waiting for you in October".

In December 1971, Sherif Merdani participates in the 10th ART Festival with the song "Mother's song".

In December 1971, Sherif Merdani participates in the 10th ART Festival with the song "Unforgettable years".

In December 1971, Justina Aliaj & Sherif Merdani participate in the 10th ART Festival with the song "Dancing party".

In December 1972, Sherif Merdani participates in the 11th ART Festival with the song "The fragile girl".

In December 1972, Sherif Merdani participates in the 11th ART Festival with the song "Dibra Street".

In December 1972, Sherif Merdani participates in the 11th ART Festival with the song "Your hands".

In December 1995, Sherif Merdani participates in the 34th ART Festival with the song "Mother's Symphony".

In December 1997, Sherif Merdani participates in the 36th ART Festival with the song "Talking with love".

/Klara Ruci/