Tarkan Tüzmen

Tarkan Tüzmen (born 7 March 1968), known professionally as Tüzmen, is a Turkish singer and actor, known for being a representative for Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998, and being the brother of former minister for Turkey Kürşad Tüzmen.

Tarkan Tüzmen
Born (1968-03-07) 7 March 1968 (age 52)
Ankara, Turkey
Occupation(s)Singer, actor

Professional careerEdit

Tüzmen attempted to represent his home country of Turkey three times: Once in 1996 with the songs "Bilirsin ya", which did not receive a rank, and Var mısın söyle, a duo with Pınar Ayhan, then Pınar Karakoç, and came in second. The second time was in 1997 in a duo with Elçin Engin, called Şarkı, and did not receive a rank again. The third and final time was in 1998 with the song "Unutamazsın", and won the national final. He went to the contest in Birmingham and came in 14th place with 25 points.[1]

He started his acting career by portraying Alper in the TV show, Valley of the Wolves: Ambush.


  • t1 (1996)
  • t2 (2003)


  1. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1998 | Year page | Eurovision Song Contest". Eurovision.tv. 1998-05-09. Retrieved 2015-07-24.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Şebnem Paker & Grup Etnik
with "Dinle"
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Tuba Önal & Group Mistik
with "Dön Artık"