Here are 5 famous musicians from Turkey died at 59:
Hulusi Behçet (February 20, 1889 Istanbul-March 8, 1948 Istanbul) also known as Hulusi Behcet or Dr. Hulusi Behçet was a Turkish scientist, physician and dermatologist.
He died as a result of myocardial infarction.
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Engin Arık (October 4, 1948 Istanbul-November 30, 2007 Keçiborlu) was a Turkish physicist.
She died in aviation accident or incident.
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Müslüm Gürses (May 7, 1953 Halfeti-March 3, 2013 Istanbul) otherwise known as Muslum Gurses, Gürses, Müslüm, Müslüm Akbas, Müslüm Baba, Müslüm Akbaş or Papa Müslüm was a Turkish singer and actor.
His albums include Aşk Tesadüfleri Sever, Kaçamam ki Kaderimden / Yanlış Yaptın, Küskünüm, Ayrılık Acı Bir Şey, Açık Hava Konserleri 1, Usta / Ne Yazar, Yıkıla Yıkıla, İnsaf / Kahire Resitali, Esrarlı Gözler and Sultanım. Genres he performed include Arabesque, Pop-folk, Folk music, Rock music and Pop-folk.
He died caused by surgery.
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Hasan Izzet Pasha (April 5, 1871 Istanbul-March 3, 1931 Aleppo) was a Turkish personality.
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Nihat Nikerel (February 5, 1950 Çorum-September 27, 2009 Istanbul) was a Turkish actor.
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