Original photograph signed and inscribed 'A. Pekak'
ADNAN PEKAK, (Turkish singer and actor), (1937-2012).
Foto Stil., Istanbul, [ca. 1960s].
Original b/w portrait photograph signed and inscribed by Adnan Pekak as 'Sevgi ile'. 14x9 cm. Stamp of photo studio on verso. Photo was taken Foto Stil located in Beyoglu, Istanbul in its period. Pekak was a Turkish singer who was seen as the biggest rival of Zeki Müren in the 1960s. He is a close relative of Hülya Darcan and Bergüzar Korel. He sang some popular songs in Turkey like "Bir dost bulamadim, Gün aksam oldu, Yesil ördek gibi, Kaz mezarci, Beklerim her gün bu sahilde, Bak yesil yesil" and played the leading roles in 'Sokak sarkicisi' [i.e. Street singer] in 1959, 'Ben masumum' [i.e. I am innocent] in 1960, and 'Umut / Ask dilencisi' [i.e. the Hope / Love Beggar] in 1982.