Turkish music stars died in Pancreatic cancer

Here are 1 famous musicians from Turkey died in Pancreatic cancer:

Arif Mardin

Arif Mardin (March 15, 1932 Istanbul-June 25, 2006 New York City) a.k.a. Afrid Mardin or Mardin, Arif was a Turkish music producer. His children are called Joe Mardin and Nazan Joffre Mardin.

His discography includes: All My Friends Are Here and Journey.

Arif Mardin began his music career as an assistant to Nesuhi Ertegun at Atlantic Records in the late 1950s. He quickly rose through the ranks and became a producer at the label, working on albums for artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, and Roberta Flack. Mardin was known for his unique approach to production, blending various genres of music to create a sound that was distinctly his own.

In addition to his work as a producer, Mardin was also a talented arranger and composer. He worked on numerous film scores and arranged music for artists such as Bette Midler and Carly Simon. Mardin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, in recognition of his contributions to the music industry.

Throughout his career, Mardin remained committed to mentoring and encouraging new talent. He taught music production at the Berklee College of Music and worked closely with emerging artists such as Norah Jones and Diana Ross. Mardin passed away in 2006, leaving behind a remarkable legacy that continues to influence the music industry to this day.

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