Turkish music stars died at age 61

Here are 9 famous musicians from Turkey died at 61:

Nâzım Hikmet

Nâzım Hikmet (January 15, 1902 Thessaloniki-June 3, 1963 Moscow) also known as Nazım Hikmet Ran, Nazım Hikmet, Nazim Hikmet, Nâzım Hikmet Ran, Hikmet, Nâzım, Ercüment Er, Mümtaz Osman or Mavi Gözlü Dev was a Turkish poet, playwright, memoirist, novelist, film director and screenwriter. He had one child, Mehmet Ran.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Irfan Orga

Irfan Orga (October 31, 1908 Istanbul-April 5, 1970) was a Turkish writer.

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Kenan Erim

Kenan Erim (February 13, 1929 Istanbul-November 3, 1990 Ankara) a.k.a. Kenan T. Erim was a Turkish scientist.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Gündüz Kılıç

Gündüz Kılıç (October 29, 1918 Istanbul-May 17, 1980 New York City) was a Turkish personality.

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Janet Akyüz Mattei

Janet Akyüz Mattei (January 2, 1943 Bodrum-March 22, 2004 Boston) a.k.a. Janet Akyuz Mattei or Janet A Mattei was a Turkish personality.

She died as a result of leukemia.

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Recep Peker

Recep Peker (February 5, 1889 Istanbul-April 1, 1950) was a Turkish personality.

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Salih Neftçi

Salih Neftçi (July 14, 1947 Istanbul-April 15, 2009) also known as Salih N. Neftci was a Turkish personality.

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Münir Ertegün

Münir Ertegün (April 5, 1883 Istanbul-November 11, 1944 Washington, D.C.) also known as Munir Ertegun or Mehmet Münir Cemil was a Turkish politician and diplomat. His children are called Nesuhi Ertegün, Ahmet Ertegün and Selma Göksel.

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Aşık Mahzuni Şerif

Aşık Mahzuni Şerif (November 17, 1940 Afşin-May 17, 2002 Porz) a.k.a. Âşık Mahzuni Şerif, Asik Mahzuni Serif, Mahsuni Serif or Mashuni Serif was a Turkish singer, poet, author, composer, musician and ashik.

His albums: Fırıldak Adam, Bercenekten yaya geldim, Elem geldi, Fadime, Erim Erim Eriyesin (Nenni Bebek) and Ararlar Beni.

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