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Bergen
Turkish singer

Bergen

Bergen
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Turkish singer
Was Singer
From Turkey
Field Music
Gender female
Birth 15 July 1958, Mersin, Turkey
Death 14 August 1989, Pozantı, Turkey (aged 31 years)
Star sign Cancer
Instruments:
Voice
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Bergen (born Belgin Sarılmışer; 15 July 1958 – 14 August 1989) was a Turkish singer. When she was 17, she quit her job at a Turkish post office so that she could pursue her dream of performing on stage. Her personal life was influential in her gloomy sound and led to her success. Her husband threw nitric acid on her face resulting in blindness in her right eye. Despite this, she continued singing and chose to cover the blind eye with her long hair.

Death and legacy

After her ex-husband came out of the jail, he shot Bergen six times when she was on the road for a tour to promote her last studio album Yıllar Affetmez on 14 August 1989. Bergen died at the age of 31. Her songs have been included in albums with arabesque or nostalgia concepts, and covered by several artists such as Ceylan Ertem, Ebru Yaşar, Funda Arar, Muazzez Ersoy, Işın Karaca, and Emrah.

Albums

Year Album Formats and notes
1982 Şikayetim Var LP, MC
1983 Kardeşiz Kader MC
1985 İnsan Severse MC
1986 Acıların Kadını LP, MC
1987 Onu da Yak Tanrım LP, MC
1988 Sevgimin Bedeli MC
1988 İstemiyorum LP, MC
1989 Yıllar Affetmez MC
1990 Giden Gençliğim MC
1990 Garibin Çilesi Mezarda Biter MC
1991 Son Ağlayışım MC, CD
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 16 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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