Erçetin, Candan

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Erçetin, Candan Gender: F
born on 10 February 1963 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )
Place Kirklareli, Turkey, 41n44, 27e12
Timezone EEST h3e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Wotan
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°12' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°47 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 29°28'

Candan Erçetin (2015)
photo: Turkcell, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Turkish singer-songwriter recognized for her successful and influential twenty-year-plus career. Erçetin has released many music videos with different themes. As her family originate from the Balkans, she has often used elements of Balkan music in her songs and works, and in addition to Turkish, she has performed songs in French and Greek.

In her final year at school, she recorded the song "Halley" and represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest 1986 with the group Klips ve Onlar. In 1995, she released her debut album Hazırım, and in 1997 her song "Yalan" from the album Çapkın became a hit in Turkey.

Apart from her music career, Erçetin has been involved in various other projects. In 1994, she started working as a TV presenter, and in 2007 she produced her own program Candan Erçetin'le Beraber ve Solo Şarkılar. In 2005, she was cast in a leading role in the musical Yıldızların Altında. She also composed the music for the movies Gölgesizler (2008) and Kaptan Feza (2009) and served as a producer as well. For a while she taught music at Galatasaray High School, and in 2009 she started to teach diction at Galatasaray University. For her contributions to France–Turkey relations, Erçetin was awarded with the Order of Arts and Letters by French President François Hollande in 2014.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 1986 (Represented Turkey at Eurovision)

Source Notes

Wotan quotes her.


  • Traits : Body : Hair (Red)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Hakan Karahan)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Klips ve Onlar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award