Leyla Gencer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Leyla Gencer

Turkish soprano

Date of Birth: 10-Oct-1928

Place of Birth: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of Death: 10-May-2008

Profession: singer, opera singer

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Leyla Gencer

  • Ayse Leyla Gencer (Turkish pronunciation: [lej'la ?en'd?e?], née Çeyrekgil; 10 October 1928 – 10 May 2008) was a Turkish operatic soprano. Gencer was a notable bel canto soprano who spent most of her career in Italy, from the early 1950s through the mid-1980s, and had a repertoire encompassing more than seventy roles.
  • She made very few commercial recordings; however, numerous bootleg recordings of her performances exist.
  • She was particularly associated with the heroines of Donizetti.

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