COMPOSERS AND PERFORMERS
Esmeray was born in Istanbul in 1950, and worked in the children's section of the City Theatres. She started out in music as one of the soloists with the group "Kim Bunlar" (Who are these people). She also worked in the Avni Dilligil, Sezer Sezin and Muammer Karaca Theatres. In 1974, she rose to fame with her song "Unutma Beni" (Don't forget me), with which she won first prize in the Toplu Igne Composition Contest.