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Flory Jagoda
Born
Flora Papo

(1923-12-21)December 21, 1923
Died January 29, 2021 (2021-01-30) (aged 97)
Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter
Spouse(s)
Harry Jagoda
(m. 1945; died 2014)
Children 4
Honors
  • National Heritage Fellow – 2002
  • US Immigrant Achievement Award
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Guitar, vocals, accordion
Associated acts
  • Ramon Tasat
  • Susan Gaeta
  • Trio Sefardi
  • Aviva Chernik

Flory Jagoda (born Flora Kabilio; 21 December 1923 – 29 January 2021) was a Bosnian Jewish-American guitarist, composer and singer-songwriter. She was known for her interpretation of Ladino songs and the Bosnian folk ballads, sevdalinka.

Jagoda died on 29 January 2021 from problems caused by dementia, aged 97.

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