Legendary name of Turkish rock music Erkin KorayHe died at the age of 82 in the hospital he was admitted to in Toronto, Canada, where he lived for a long time.
In the evening, sad news came from Erkin Koray, who is fighting with his health problems related to old age as well as his lung diseases. Master artist Koray passed away.
Who is Erkin Koray?
Born in Istanbul on June 24, 1941, Koray started playing the guitar after learning piano from his mother Vecihe Koray, who was a piano teacher and coached musicians such as Şerif Yüzbaşıoğlu, Ayhan Yünkuş and Önder Bali. In the second half of the 50’s, when he was educated at Istanbul German High School, he started playing contemporary pieces of the period with Erkin Koray, the amateur ensemble he founded with his friends, and his rhythmists. After his high school education, he continued his work as a semi-amateur, semi-professional until the early 60s.
His original works influenced many musicians with his works in Eastern and Western music. Cemalim, Bride Crossed the Bridge Turkish folk music with works such as Nihansin Dideden, I’m Jealous He gave works in Anatolian rock style by interpreting Turkish art music works with pieces such as.
Confused (Ala Ain Moulayiteen) (Dabke), Estarabim, Scavengers, Fesuphanallah Besides arabesque-rock pieces like Distances, Rain extending to psychedelic rock such as and Kings, Scorpion’s Eyes, Anger He has signed many works that can be described as metal music. Towards the end of the 1960s, electro baglama was used in order to make the sound of baglama more heard in music venues and to use it in rock music. Orhan gencebay developed with.
As Stambulu, we wish God’s mercy on Erkin Koray and express our condolences to his sad family.