Ahmet Kaya





Ahmet Kaya

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born
in Malatya, Turkey
October 28, 1957

died
November 16, 2000

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Ahmet Kaya, Kurdish singer from Diyarbakir, Turkey, who died on November 16, 2000 in exile in Paris.
He sang in Turkish. Some of his most popular songs include Ayrılık Vakti, Söyle, Ağladıkça, Oy Benim Canım, Birazdan Kudurur Deniz, Arka Mahalle, Nereden Bileceksiniz, Hani Benim Gençliğim, Yakarım Geceleri and Şafak Türküsü.

Ahmet Kaya was the fifth and last child of his father Zaza who was Kurdish, who had immigrated from Adıyaman to Malatya, and Turkish mother. He first encountered music at the age of six when his father bought him a bağlama for his birthday. Ahmet Kaya worked for a while as a taxi driver in Istanbul before becoming well known as a singer in the mid-1980s.

His first album, Ağlama Bebeğim, was released in 1985. His popularit
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