Ayten Alpman (10 October 1929– 20 April 2012) was a Turkish jazz and pop singer who gained fame in the 1970s with the song "Memleketim" ("My Country") during the 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation.
Born in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1929, Alpman worked as a soloist for Istanbul Radio after finishing high school. She began her singing career during the 1950s and was encouraged by Turkish producer Arif Mardin to sing jazz songs in the first years of her career. She released her first record, "Sayonara/Passion Flower", in 1959. In 1972, Alpman released her song "Memleketim" ("My Country") which became immensely popular in Cyprus and Turkey in 1974 during the Cyprus conflict. She rarely entered the recording studio, and had released only two LPs throughout her career. Her most notable songs include, "Sensiz Olmam", "Yanımda Olsa", and "Ben Varım". Alpman's latest release was a compilation of her bestЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Bir Başkadır Ayten Alpman [05.2007, альбом]
- Türk Pop Tarihi Eski 45'likler [1999, сборник]