Rest in Peace Kayahan Açar (Turkey 1990)
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – Few days ago we had the sad news of the loss of the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest entrant for Turkey. Kayahan who performed the song Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim in Zagreb back then left us at the age of 66. He ranked 17th out of 22 participations.
INFORMATION ABOUT KAYAHAN
Kayahan Açar, stage name Kayahan, was a Turkish pop music singer-songwriter. He was an accomplished composer, consistently ranking among the best-selling Turkish musicians of all time. Kayahan composed all of his own material and has released more than eight best-selling albums during a career spanning three decades. Açar was married three times. He made his first marriage to Nur in 1973. From this marriage, which lasted 24 years long, he became father of a daughter Beste (Turkish for music composition), born in 1975. Beste was runner-up for Miss Turkey in 1995. Kayahan remarried to Lale Yılmaz in 1990. The couple divorced in 1996. In 1999, at age fifty, he remarried to his third and current wife 1976-born İpek Tüter. In August 2000, İpek gave birth to their daughter Aslı Gönül. (source: wikipedia.org)