Tarkan idol of Turkish pop music
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We do not have to introduce the idol of Turkish pop music for the ones who already know Tarkan. This article contains interesting information about this Turkish music pop star. Tarkan is today one of the great idols of the Turkish pop music in Turkey and internationally. He opened the music market in Turkey for a new music style that was not played in Turkey before. His music is a mixture of east and west styles with pop music.
Tarkan began his success in 1994 after appearing live in a special pop music program for the radio and Turkish television. Tarkan was born in 1972 in Germany and lived there until he was 16 years old. His parents were Turkish emigrants. In 1986 he returned to Turkey to study music, Tarkan also played at bars and night clubs in Istanbul. Tarkan has education in classic music and he writes his own music. He studied at the conservatory of Karamurel in Turkey and he had several Turkish teachers.
He met Mehmet Sogutoglu that made him a Turkish pop music star. His first album was "Yine Sensiz" (Without you again) that sold 700 thousand copies in 1992. His second album was made in 1994 "Acayipsin" (You are sensational) and sold more than 2 million copies in Turkey and 700 thousand copies in Europe, an unique event for a Turkish singer.
In 1997, after having a break of 3 years, Tarkan returned with the album "Olurum Sana" (I die for you) he also made an international tour in which people filled a stadium in London, the Bataclan in Paris and Arena in Berlin. When the album was released he reached the third place in France and the number one in Belgium and Germany.
His fourth album was released in 1999 and it is called "Tarkan". It contains a
collection of his best music This album was especially created to conquer international markets such as Europe, Asia, United States and Latin America.
In 2001 he released the album "Karma" that was a success in Turkey and Europe.
In 2003 he released the album "Dudu" that has 5 music and 5 remixes. Tarkan did
also a tour in Turkey and several presentations for Turkish television. Today Tarkan keep on being an idol for the Turks and keep on conquering the international public.