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Sezen Aksu Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Sezen Aksu is a Turkish singer, songwriter, composer, music producer, actress, and author, best known for her long-lasting career as a singer and songwriter that started in 1974. She gained prominence with her 1st and 2nd studio album Allahaısmarladık (1977), and Serçe (Sparrow) (1978), and then released albums Sevgilerimle (1980), Ağlamak Güzeldir (1981), Firuze (1982), Sen Ağlama (1984), Git (1986), Sezen Aksu’88 (1988), and Sezen Aksu Söylüyor (1989). In 1991, Sezen released a studio album titled Gülümse, and then Deli Kızın Türküsü (1993), Işık Doğudan Yükselir (1995), Düş Bahçeler (1996), Düğün ve Cenaze (1997), Adı Bende Saklı (1998), and Deliveren (2000).

Sezen also went on to release notable studio albums titled Şarkı Söylemek Lazım (2002), Yaz Bitmeden (2003), Bahane (2005), Kardelen (2005), Deniz Yıldızı (2008), Yürüyorum Düş Bahçeleri’nde… (2009), Öptüm (2011), Biraz Pop Biraz Sezen (2017), and Demo (2018). She has had roles in movies such as Minik Serçe (1978), Büyük Yalnızlık (1990), Crossing The Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005), and The Ottoman Republic (2008), and released 2 books of poetry – Eksik Şiir (2006, 2007), and Eksik Şiir İkinci Kitap (2016). Sezen has also amassed a large fanbase online, with more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook and more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Residence

Kanlıca, Beykoz, Istanbul

Nationality

Education

Sezen attended İzmir Girls High School in İzmir, Turkey, and studied painting, music, and theatre. She then enrolled in Ege University in İzmir, Turkey, and studied agriculture, but left before graduating to focus on music.

Manager

Sezen Aksu is represented by –

  • StageArt Organisation (Talent Agent) in Istanbul, Turkey
  • SN Music Publishing (Talent Agent) in Istanbul, Turkey

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Hop
  • Kent
  • Kervan
  • Sembol
  • Fono
  • Coşkun
  • Foneks
  • Karma
  • Raks
  • PolyGram
  • Post
  • DMC
  • Seyhan
  • SN Music Publishing

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Fuller Lips
  • Bob haircut

Religion

Islam

Best Known For

  • Releasing more than 25 studio albums between 1977 and 2018, out of which the most notable were Serçe (Sparrow) (1978), Gülümse (Smile) (1991), Düş Bahçeleri (Dream Gardens) (1996), Şarkı Söylemek Lazım (Gotta Sing) (2002), Bahane (Excuse) (2005), Kardelen (Snowdrop) (2005), Deniz Yıldızı (Starfish) (2008), Öptüm (I Kissed) (2011), and Biraz Pop Biraz Sezen (A Little Pop A Little Sezen) (2017)
  • Her roles in movies The Little Sparrow (1978), Büyük Yalnizlik (1990), The Ottoman Republic (2008), and Paddle Pop Adventures 2: Journey Into the Kingdom (2012)

First Album

Sezen Aksu released her debut studio album Allahaısmarladık (Goodbye) in 1977. It consisted of 10 tracks, titled Allahaısmarladık (Farewell), Kendi Kendime (By Myself), Haydi Söyle (Come on Tell Me), Uzun Lafın Kısası (To Cut it Short), Seni Gidi Vurdumduymaz (You Insensitive Thing), Geçen Yaz (Last Summer), Gözlerindeki Bulut (Mist in Your Eyes), Söyle, Kimsin? (Tell Me, Who Are You?), Alev Alev (In Flames), and Olmaz Olsun (Wish It Never Happened).

First Film

Sezen Aksu made her feature film debut as Hülya in Minik Serçe (The Little Sparrow) in 1978.

As a voice actress, Sezen Aksu made her feature film debut as Kraliçe Shifa in the action-adventure film Paddle Pop Adventures 2: Journey Into the Kingdom in 2012.

First TV Show

Sezen Aksu made her first TV show appearance as herself in an episode of the comedy, talk-show series Laf lafi açiyor on October 21, 1994.

Sezen Aksu Favorite Things

Animals – Goat, Sheep, Donkey, Pony, Cow, Dog, Cat

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Sezen Aksu Facts

  1. Her family moved to Bergama, Izmir, Turkey when she was 3 years old. She spent her childhood and early youth there.
  2. Sezen’s parents tried to discourage her from singing because they wanted her to be an engineer or doctor. She waited for them to be away from home to go up on the family’s balcony and sing.
  3. She and her close friend were credited as singers who laid the foundation for the Turkish pop music in the 1970s and the 1980s.
  4. In the mid-1970s, Sezen wanted to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest, but despite multiple performances, didn’t make the cut for performance abroad.
  5. Her musical pupil, Sertab Erener, won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2003.
  6. In 1976, she received the award for the “Promising Female Artist of the Year.”
  7. Sezen promotes causes such as minority rights, women rights, environment preservation, educational reform, and constitutional reform.
  8. In 1999, Sezen organized and sang at the Aide Concert to raise money for an earthquake that was Turkey’s biggest natural disaster.
  9. She gave her support to so-called “Saturday Mothers”, whose children were lost or killed in police custody.
  10. Sezen has supported the President of Turkey and his democratic initiative in 2009.
  11. She wrote a song named Tanrının Gözyaşlar, which translates to Tears of God, in memory of the military personnel that died during the Kurdish-Turkish conflict in 2012.
  12. In 2013, Sezen participated in a youth revolution called Gezi Park protests. She also paid tribute to all the young people that showed up via her single Yeni ve Yeni Kalanlar (2014).
  13. Due to her support for the fight against misogyny, bullying, homophobia, illiteracy, and discrimination, Sezen was named a major gay icon by the KAOS GL, an LGBT magazine.
  14. Sezen appeared in 2 musicals – Sezen Aksu Aile Gazinosu (Sezen Aksu Family Music Hall) (1982), and Bin Yıl Önce Bin Yıl Sonra (1000 Years Before, 1000 Years Later) (1986).
  15. The soundtrack for the movie O Kadin (2007) contained a majority of her songs.
  16. She has collaborated with musicians and singers such as Goran Bregovic, Haris Alexiou, Alessandro Safina, Sertab Erener, Sebnem Ferah, , Levent Yüksel, and .
  17. Her 2 studio albums Bahane (Excuse), and Kardelen (Snowdrop), as well as remix album Bahane Remixes (Excuse/Remixes), were all best-selling Turkish albums of 2005.
  18. Sezen released 9 “45s” albums between 1975 and 1983. The most notable were Haydi Şansım / Gel Bana (1975), Olmaz Olsun / Seni Gidi Vurdum Duymaz (1976), Gölge Etme / Aşk (1978), and Heyamola (1983).
  19. Visit her official website @ sezenaksu.com.tr.
  20. Follow her on , , , , , and .

Featured Image by Sezen Aksu / Instagram

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Facts of Fatma Sezen Yıldırım

  • Gender Female
  • full nameFatma Sezen Yıldırım
  • middle nameSezen
  • nicknamesSezen Seley, Kralice, Queen of Turkish Pop, Minik Serce (Little Sparrow)
  • birthplaceSarayköy, Denizli, Turkey
  • Date of Birth July 13, 1954
  • Age 69 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundTurkish
  • nationalityTurkish
  • religionIslam
  • net worth$100,000 - $1Million
  • professionSinger, Songwriter, Composer, Music Producer, Author, Actress
  • weight62 kg or 136.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 4.5 in or 164 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • body type / buildAverage
  • high schoolİzmir Girls High School
  • collegeEge University
  • motherŞehriban Yıldırım
  • fatherSami Yıldırım
  • brothersNihat Yıldırım

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