Turkish Operatic soprano, Leyla Gencer gets a Google Doodle to mark her 85th Birthday on 10 October 2013. Gencer was known as ‘ La Diva Turca’ and ‘La Regina’.
In tribute Google Doodle for Gencer, you can see her image pictured in cartoonist style with white costumes. Google logo is also included in doodle in background. Clicking doodle will give you list of search links related to search ‘Leyla Gencer’ in Google search page.
Born on 10 October 1928,Leyla Gencer is marked as legendary sopranos world saw in 20th century. Though Gencer was born in Turkey, she spend most part of her life in Italy. Gencer played lot of role in her career and raised to an international fame. 1950 and 60’s were the golden time for Gencer’s career.
With her stunning stage presence and role play, Gencer became an legend among opera artist of 20th century. Leyla Gencer was honored with awards during her life time and also after her death , it includes title ‘State Artist’ in 1988 and a commemorative coin. Gencer died on 1o May 2008. Google doodle on her 85th Birthday honors her on Google Turkey homepage.