Meryem Sevin

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Meryem Sevin
Born(1960-02-20)20 February 1960
Eskişehir, Turkey
Died28 October 2007(2007-10-28) (aged 47)
Eskişehir, Turkey
OccupationPoet
NationalityTurkish
SpouseAta Sevin

Meryem Sevin (20 February 1960 – 28 October 2007) was a Turkish poet and lyricist.

Meryem Sevin was born in Eskişehir. Her poems were composed in Turkish art music tradition by many composers. She was awarded prizes by TRT and Milliyet in 1990 with her lyrics "Düşünürken Seni Yüzüm Gülüyor (Sarsam Diyorum)".[1] She was a member of the Eskişehir Poetry Association.[2]

She died on 28 October 2007 in Eskişehir after suffering for 1 year from illness. Her funeral was held at Ramazanoğlu Mosque and buried in Alpu, Eskişehir on 29 October 2007.[1]

She was married with conductor and singer Ata Sevin and had a child.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Meryem Sevin" (in Turkish). TurkSanatMuzigi.org. Retrieved 2013-07-20.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Yunus Emre'nin Torunları" (in Turkish). Milli İrade. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-07-20.