Esin Engin

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Esin Engin
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Background information
Born (1945-05-17)May 17, 1945
Sivas, Turkey
Died May 4, 1997(1997-05-04) (aged 51)
Istanbul, Turkey
Genres Turkish pop, folk, tango
Occupation(s) Composer, score composer, arranger, musician
Instruments String instruments, vocals
Years active 1968–1996
Labels EMI Turkey

Esin Engin (May 17, 1945 – May 4, 1997), was a Turkish musician, composer, arranger and film actor.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Sivas, Turkey in 1945 to a family of Crimean Tatar origin.[1] He graduated from North Collins High School in New York, US in 1963. Then he returned to Turkey and completed a journalist degree in Istanbul in 1968.[2]

Discography[edit]

  • Modern Oyun Havaları (1973)
  • Anadolu (1973)
  • Dünden Bugüne (1974)
  • Modern Oyun Havaları 2 (1975)
  • Oyun Havaları, Vol. 1 (1989)
  • Oyun Havaları, Vol. 2 (1995)
  • Çiftetelli – Oyun Havaları, Vol. 3
  • Oyun Havaları, Vol. 4 (1996)
  • Film Müzikleri, Vol. 1 (1995)
  • Film Müzikleri, Vol. 2 (2000, posthumous album)
  • Film Müzikleri, Vol. 3 (2000, posthumous album)
  • Modern Fasıl (1978)
  • Nostaljik Fasıl (1992)
  • Tangolar (1974, reissued in 1996)
  • Son Tango (1998, posthumous album)
  • Best of Belly Dance from Turkey
  • Nostalgic Russian Tzigane (1990)
  • Gypsy Fire (1990)
  • Best of Russia

Filmography[edit]

Film score composer[edit]

  • Kanlı Nigar (1981)
  • Adile Teyze (1983)
  • Çalıkuşu (1986)
  • Yeniden Doğmak (1987)
  • Hayallerim, Aşkım ve Sen (1987)
  • Sürgün (aka "The Banishment") (1992)
  • Tatlı Betüş (1993)

Actor[edit]

  • Seven Ne Yapmaz (1970)
  • Dert Bende (1973)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allworth, Edward (1998). The Tatars of Crimea. Duke University Press. p. 329. ISBN 978-0-8223-1994-8. 
  2. ^ "Esin'le Son Tango" (in Turkish). Milliyet Newspaper Online. May 5, 1997. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 

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