Melih Kibar

Melih Kibar

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Melih Kibar
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Melih Kibar (1951-2005) was one of the best Turkish composers of pop music. Born in Istanbul, he graduated from the German High School Istanbul and studied chemical engineering at Bosphorus University. He had a Master's degree from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

At the age of eight, Kibar enrolled at the Conservatory of Istanbul Municipality.[1] He started his musical career in the school years and won a first prize as composer at the Milliyet High School Music Contest in 1970. Until 1975 he worked with Timur Selçuk. Since 1975, he composed 273 tunes, 9 musicals and 32 film musicals in cooperation with various artists, in particular with lyricist Çiğdem Talu. In 1976, he received the Golden Orange prize for the soundtrack of the film "Hababam Sınıfı".[1] Melih Kibar participated in various international festivals and was winner of many prizes in Turkey and abroad. At the Eurovision Song Contest 1986 held in Bergen, Norway, his song "Halley" and at the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 held in Dublin, Ireland, his another song "Sev!" represented Turkey.

Melih Kibar died of skin cancer on April 7, 2005 in Istanbul.[2] He is survived by his wife Ethel and his daughter Merve.
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Melih Kibar Discography Tracks

Albums

LP 230 Melih Kibar, Çiğdem Talu, Esin Engin Melih Kibar, Çiğdem Talu, Esin Engin - Hisseli Harikalar Kumpanyasi(LP) Balet LP 230 Turkey 1980 Sell This Version
none Melih Kibar Yadigar(CD, Album) MOD Müzik none Turkey 2001 Sell This Version
none Melih Kibar Gülüm (Film Müzikleri)(CD, Album) Melki Prodüksiyon, Koda Film Pop none Turkey 2002 Sell This Version
932.002 Melih Kibar Saat Sabahın Dokuzu(CD, Album) Melki Prodüksiyon 932.002 Turkey 2003 Sell This Version
none Geceye Selam, Melih Kibar, Çiğdem Talu Geceye Selam, Melih Kibar, Çiğdem Talu - Müzikal 2 Bölüm(LP, Album) Kastelli Kültür ve Sanat Vakfı none Turkey Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Melih Kibar Featuring Erol Evgin & Tuba Önal* Melih Kibar Featuring Erol Evgin & Tuba Önal* - Söyle Canım(Cass, Maxi, Promo) Not On Label none Turkey 2002 Sell This Version
88697504752 Çiğdem Talu & Melih Kibar Çiğdem Talu & Melih Kibar - Çiğdem Talu & Melih Kibar Şarkıları (Mix In Mix 1)(CD, Maxi) Arista 88697504752 Turkey 2009 Sell This Version