Wednesday, May 30, 2007
R.I.P.: Nukhet Ruacan
The Turkish jazz singer Nükhet Ruacan died at the age of 56 in Istanbul from leukemia ( Today's Zaman Istanbul ). In the 70s she had performed in Switzerland, Sweden and Norway, had studied at the New York Conservatory of Music and since her return from Turkey worked with numerous Turkish bands. With support from the Turkish culture ministry she had also performed in China and the USA.