Poet, lyricist, composer and journalist. Born in
Nicosia, in 1952. After
his secondary studies, he went to Turkey for his higher education, but
later dropped out of the university, when he got involved with student youth organizations.
He worked, actively, for many years in Revolutionary Youth Association
(Devrimci Genclik Dernegi, DGD),
Türk Partisi (CTP), and artists' organizations such as Cagdas Sanatcilar Dernegi (Contemporary Artists Association), Cyprus Turkish Writers Association, Association of Music Artists, Turkish-Cypriot Journalists' Association.
Apart from his poetry, and writing lyrics, he has many compositions
which have become popular in North Cyprus.
His only poetry collection is his published work called Adaliyiz Maviye(1986). In his poems, he presents a `militant' as well as cynical, and
sensitive characters. At times, some of his works incorporate elements of lyrical sweetness, rebellion and
romanticism all in one, influences of poets such as Ahmed
Arif, Nazim Hikmet, Ruhi Su and Zulfu Livaneli. His poem Sizi Seviyorum, from his book
`Adaliyiz Maviye' is given below: