Aşık Mahzuni Şerif


Aşık Mahzuni Şerif (born in Berçenek village of Afşin, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey in 17 November 1940 — 17 May 2002), also known as Mahsuni Şerif, was a Turkish folk musician, ashik, composer, poet, and author. He became one of Turkey's best-known musical interpreters, and brought strong intellectual and social elements into Turkish folk music and folk poetry. He died on 17 May 2002 in Porz, Köln, Germany, four days after his arrival for medical care about his heart problems. The word Aşık preceding his name is a title used to indicate his position as a respected musician, but also indicates his affiliation with the Alevi variety of Shi'a Islam. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Related Artist

Top Tracks

comments powered by Disqus

© 2015 - 2021 YouMusic by YouProject