COMPOSERS AND PERFORMERS
SEZEN AKSU was born in Izmir in 1955, and took lessons in Turkish classical music in 1973 from Rüştü Şardağ. She entered the world of professional music with her first recorded song, “Haydi Şansım” (Just my luck), which she sang on a 1975 New Year’s television program. Now considered the diva of pop music in Turkey, Aksu is known as a popular songwriter as well. “Firuze” is one of her most loved songs.