Marie Virolle 

The role of women in Raï music


  1. Being a woman and a singer
  2. The discourse of feminine Raï
  3. Bibliography
  4. Discography


This article is a multimedial elaboration of extracts from the volume La chanson raï (Paris 1995). We would like to thank publisher Kathala for granting us permission to translate them for use in this journal. Translation from the French by Rachid Aadnani and Michael Toler. 

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(updated 16 Sept 1999)