1) Kurdish male musicians
Let's talk today, neither about Kurdish female singers nor about Kurdish bands.
Today we want to turn to Kurdish male artists - musicians who are mostly singers and instrumentalists in one.
The previously most famous Kurdish musicians have been from Iran: Shahram Nazeri, Kayhan Kalhor or Ali akbar Moradi, just to name a few.
Issa Hassan (born in Lebanon, now France) or the brothers Metin & Kemal Kahraman (Turkey / Germany) also are in the news.
A living legend for almost all Kurds around the world also is Şivan Perwer, symbol of resistance against oppression and for a new cultural and language self-confidence of the Kurds. But considered musically, there are three fellow musicians, who perhaps even surpass master Perwer. How Şivan Perwer (b. 1955) they all come from Turkey and all of them are also gone into exile to Germany.
Apparently the meeting with the German musical culture…