Biography

Sabahat Akkiraz has spent her life excavating the vast Anatolian musical landscape for melodies and folkloric tales to “expose the wealth of Anatolian culture” to the world. In doing so, she has captured the attention of adoring fans all over the planet.

Sabahat was born 1955 in Kangal/Sivas and started her singing career at only 13 years of age. In 1982, she recorded her first album at the age of 28. Since that time, Sabahat has recorded over 20 albums, all national best sellers. She is very much in demand for live performances.

Her voice is incredibly smooth and dynamic, as is her stage presence. Sabahat surrounds herself with highly talented players and brings forth stunning music full of passion and grace. She has blended the rich musical tradition of Turkey with the progressive sounds of modern western instruments to create beautiful tapestries of song.

Discography:
1982 : Gül Yüzlü Sevdigim
1983 : Safak Söktü
1984 : Insana Muhabbet Duyali
1984 : Bir Gercege Bel Bagladim
1985 : Halay Basi Kim Ceker
1985 : Bir Yigit Gurbete Gitse
1986 : Bos Yere Kavgayi Zahmet Biliriz
1987 : Sabahat Akkiraz 2
1988 : Fazilet
1989 : Deli Gönül
1990 : Bendeki Yaralar
1990 : Halk Ozanlari Avrupa Konzeri 1
1991 : Halk Ozanlari Avrupa Konzeri 2
1991 : Zalim
1992 : Yalan Dünya
1993 : Yine Bahar Geldi
1994 : Daglar Kardesimi Geri Verin
1995 : Asagidan Bir Yel Esti
1996 : Yigit Insanlarin Türküleri
1997 : Garip Gurbete
1997 : Muhabbet Bagi
1998 : Türkülerle Gide Gide
1999 : Yüregimin Sesi Sabrimin Türküleri
2000 : Deli Dervis
2001 : Alevite Singing
2002 : Lamekan
2002 : Kinali Kar
2003 : Kaygusuz
2003 : Sabahat Akkiraz : Konserler
2004 : Muhabbet Türküler
2004 : Su
2005 : Seyran
2006 : Orient Expressions & Kulliyat
2006 : Can Türküler 1
2006 : Homegrown Istanbul
2007 : Harman
2007 : Türkü Hayattir

Edited by Erkan-Yilmaz on 3 Jul 2010, 06:32

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