Ciguli (1957 – 31 October 2014) (born Angel Jordanov Kapsov; Bulgarian: Ангел Йорданов Капсов) was a Bulgarian Chalga (pop-folk) singer of Turkish descent, who became popular in Turkey.[1][2][3][4] His real name was Ahmet, however, at the time of his birth Bulgarian authorities did not allow Turks to use their own name thus they refused to register his real name in registry, although his family continued to call him Ahmet. His name was registered as Angel Jordanov Kapsov.

Ciguli
Birth nameAngel Jordanov Kapsov
Also known asCiguli
Born1957
Haskovo, Bulgaria
Died31 October 2014(2014-10-31) (aged 56–57)
Sofia, Bulgaria
GenresChalga, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, musician
InstrumentsVocals, accordion
Years active1998–2014

His best known songs include "Binnaz", "Şiki Şiki Baba" and "Yapma Bana Numara!", and he also played the accordion with Sibel Can and İbrahim Tatlıses.

DiscographyEdit

  • 1999: Binnaz
  • 2000: Horozum
  • 2003: Sabır Yaaa Sabır
  • 2006: Ben Akordiyonum
  • 2007: Safinaz - Tersyorum
  • 2010: Sensiz Kaldım Şimdi

FilmographyEdit

  • 1998: Bizim Sokak
  • 2003: Neredesin Firuze
  • 2004: Biz Boşanıyoruz
  • 2012: Bu Son Olsun
  • 2014: Olur Olur
  • 2015: Limonata (tyre repair mechanic)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ciguli öldü mü? Ciguli kimdir!". Turkiyegazetesi.com.tr. Retrieved 11 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Şarkıcı Ciguli hayatını kaybetti". Cumhuriyet.com.tr. Retrieved 11 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Ciguli hayatını kaybetti!". Milliyet.com.tr. Retrieved 11 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Почина Ахмед Джигули - БЛИЦ - Новини от България и света". Blitz.bg. Retrieved 11 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)