Algerian musicians died at 60

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Kateb Yacine

Kateb Yacine (August 6, 1929 Constantine-October 28, 1989 Grenoble) was an Algerian writer and activist. He had one child, Amazigh Kateb.

Yacine was born in Algeria during French colonial rule and grew up speaking both French and Arabic. He is recognized as one of the most influential Algerian writers of the 20th century, known for his use of both languages in his works, as well as his incorporation of traditional Algerian storytelling and oral traditions.

Yacine's most famous work is the novel "Nedjma" published in 1956, which tells the story of five Algerian men who fall in love with the same woman, Nedjma, and the impact of colonization on their lives. The novel has been translated into numerous languages and is considered a classic of postcolonial literature.

In addition to his writing, Yacine was also a political activist who advocated for Algerian independence from France. He was imprisoned and tortured by the French authorities for his involvement in the independence movement. Yacine continued to fight for social justice and equality throughout his life and was a prominent figure in Algeria's cultural and political scene until his death in 1989.

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