Poet and lyricist (b. 1955, Adana). He attended primary and secondary school in his home town. He aroused interest with his poems he wrote in his high school years that were published in various art reviews. He went to Germany in 1973 to finish his under graduate education. He discontinued his studies on architecture at Berlin Technical University in 1976 and returned to Turkey. Later on, he graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature, Department of German Language and Literature (1980).
He began professional lyric writing in 1978. Since this year, he has written more than 1000 songs with music by famous composers, which have been performed by famous singers. Some of them are: Ya Seninle Ya Sensiz, Gözler Kalbin Aynasıdır, Ayrılık Kolyesi, Neredesin Ey Talih, Artık Ne Duamsın Ne Bedduam, Bayramın Olsun, Islak Mendil, Sabahçı Kahvesi, Hatıram Olsun, Bir Gülü Sevdim and Ya Seninle Ya Sensiz.
He won the first prize in the poetry contest with the theme “Love” held by the review Hayat in 1975 with his poem Hatırlar mısın? (Do You Remember?). Since then he has collected many awards from different institutions. He shot his first poem video in 1991. Until 2003, nine poetry albums and three poetry books of his had been published.
POETRY ALBUM: Mum Işığında - Ayten (In The Candle Light – Ayten, 1982), Şiir Gözlüm - Fahriye Abla (My Poem Eye – Sister Fahriye, 1984), Bak Bir Erkek Ağlıyor (Look A Man Is Crying, 1986), Bir Beyaz Karanfil (A White Carnation, 1988), O Adam Benim (That Man Is Mine, 1990), Seni Arıyorum (I Am Looking For You, 1992), Şairler Ağlamaz (Poets Do Not Cry, 1997), Ayrılıkların Şairi - Asi Bir Tutku (Poet of Separations – A Rebel Passion, 2000), Son Romantik (The Last Romantic, 2002).
POETRY BOOK: Ayrılıkların Şairi (Poet of Separations, 2000), O Adam Benim - Yakılacak Şiirler (That Man is Mine – Poems that Will Be Burnt, 2001), Adım Yalnızlık Benim (Loneliness is My Name, 2002).