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Tanju Okan

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Tanju Okan, (27 August 1938- 23 May 1996) is a famous Turkish musician and movie artist. He was born in Izmir in 1938. After high school, he got chant education in Italy and he started his professional music adventure in 1961. He recorded his first album in 1964. Over his 30 years of musical career, he worked with famous Turkish songwriters (like Fikret Şeneş, Mehmet Teoman) and composers (Melih Kibar, Garo Mafyan) that resulted with unforgettable emotional songs that still stands to time like “İki Yabancı”, “Kadinim”, “Hasret”, “Öyle Sarhos Olsam ki”,”Koy Koy Koy”.

His songs’ themes are generally about the sadness caused by lovers quitting on him, loneliness and desire to be drunk to relieve the pain. They are best listened with raki, his favourite alcohol.

He died from cirrhosis in 1996.

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