Kamil Sönmez

Kamil Sönmez
Born March 4 1947
Perşembe, Ordu
Origin Black Sea Region
Died 20 December 2012(2012-12-20) (aged 65)
Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey
Genres Turkish folk music
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Vocals

Kamil Sönmez (4 March 1947 – 20 December 2012) was a Turkish folk singer and actor. He is best known for his folk songs from the Black Sea Region of Turkey.

In 1998, he received the title of "state artist".

He suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on 4 December 2012[1] and died on 20 December 2012 in Başkent University Istanbul Medical Practice and Research Center.[2]



TV series


  1. "Kamil Sönmez beyin kanaması geçirdi" (in Turkish). Radikal. 4 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  2. "Kamil Sönmez Hayatını Kaybetti" (in Turkish). Kanal B. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.

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