Abiodun Koya

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Nigerian opera and gospel singer

Why Is Abiodun Koya Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Abiodun Koya is a Nigerian born classical /opera singer, songwriter, poet, actress, screenwriter and philanthropist based in the United States. She is one of the very few professionally trained opera singers of African origin. She is called the Presidents' and Kings' singer. Abiodun Koya has performed at the White House, at the Presidential inauguration and at the Democratic National Convention. Born in Nigeria's Ogun State, encouraged by her father, who introduced classical music to her at the age of three, Koya became interested in music when she turned six, playing the violin and singing classical music at church. She left Nigeria in 2001 for the United States where she studied Business Management at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. She went on to study music for her master's degree at Catholic University, Washington. D.C.

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