Aksu, Sezen

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Name
Aksu, Sezen Gender: F
born on 13 July 1954 at 06:10 (= 06:10 AM )
Place Denizli, Turkey, 37n46, 29e06
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Wotan
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°14' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 16°44 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 05°12'



Sezen Aksu
photo: E4024, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

Turkish pop music singer, songwriter and producer who has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. Her nicknames include the "Queen of Turkish Pop" and Minik Serçe ("Little Sparrow").

Aksu's influence on Turkish pop and world music has continued since her debut in 1975, and has been reinforced by her patronage of and collaboration with many other musicians, including Sertab Erener, Şebnem Ferah, Aşkın Nur Yengi, Hande Yener, Yıldız Tilbe, Işın Karaca, Seden Gürel, Harun Kolçak and Levent Yüksel.

Sezen Aksu is widely known as a successful songwriter. Her work with Tarkan resulted in continental hits like "Şımarık" and "Şıkıdım" and her collaboration with Goran Bregović widened her international audience. In 2010, National Public Radio (NPR) named her one of the "50 Great Voices" of the world.

Aksu campaigns against misogyny, illiteracy, discrimination, bullying and homophobia. She is a major gay icon, with the Turkish LGBT community embracing her as a pop culture representative.

Aksu has been married and divorced four times, and has a son, Mithat Can, who is lead vocalist of the band Pist'on. Aside from her marriages, she was also romantically involved with composer Uzay Heparı.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Doğulu, Kenan (born 31 May 1974). Notes: Collaborated on 2006 album "Festival"
  • associate relationship with Yener, Hande (born 12 January 1973). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Yengi, Aşkın Nur (born 3 July 1970). Notes: Music collaborators

Source Notes

Wotan quotes her.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Four)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer (Pop)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Pop)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Pop music)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (One of the "50 Great Voices" of the world)