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Benedikta Maria Rančigaj, known as Dika Rancigaj, was a Slovenian pianist and piano teacher, active in London UK during the second half of the twentieth century, after moving to London as a student. One of her brothers is the Slovenian composer and pianist Ljubo Rančigaj. English composer and arranger Dave Smith dedicated his piano piece Maxixe in F sharp minor to Dika Rancigaj.
On 8 March 1957, Dika Ranciga presented an evening of Slavonic music, introduced by J Lavrin, at the Pushkin Club in London.