8 Things You Didn’t Know About Gonul Yazar


Gonul Yazar was a Turkish classical singer and an actress. She was born on 12th August 1940. Gonul Yazar is a well known Turkish vocalist and on-screen actress. She was one of the most celebrated Turkish performers ever with a top in the 1960’s and 1970s. She was active from 1954 to 2003 in the Turkish cinema.

Gonul Yazar

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Gonul Yazar

1- Gonul Yazar’s Family Background

She was born in the port city of Izmir, Turkey. Gonul has a Turkish family background. Also, she has a sister named Belkis Ozener who is also an acclaimed singer.

2- She Started Her Singing Career At Young Age

She began her singing career at 14 years old. Initially, she won a singing competition titled “Ege Ses Kraliçesi Yarışması” (Vocal Queen of the Aegean).

3- She Is A Veteran Actress & Singer

Gonul Yazar was a music maestro who has released 18 music collections and acted in excess of 40 movies. Also, she made a big name for herself in the Turkish cinema and earned much fame and respect during her entire career.

4- She Is Best Known For

She is an actress and writer, known for Atesli kan (1962), Gel desen gelemem ki (1969) and Trafik Belma (1967).

5- She Gets Wedded To

First, she wedded to Necdet Yazar in the year 1952. Their wedding didn’t go well and they both got divorced in the year 1954. Necdet Yazar who pushed her to notoriety through Ankara Radio.   Later on, she gets married again to Ozden Celik in the year 1962. But unfortunately, this wedding also didn’t go well and the duo parted their ways in the year 1963. However, the couple together has a daughter named  Yasemin Simavi. 

6- Her Real Name

Her birth name is Merside Gonul Ozyeginer but she became popular by the name of Gonul Yazar.

7- Her Film Debut

She made her film debut with a movie named ‘Taş Bebek’, in the year (1960). Afterward, she started taking roles in a variety of movies and got a lot of fame.

8- Her Most Popular Albums

She has released a number of music albums including Gönül Defterim (1985) (Elenor Plak), Ne Yazar (19**) (Harika/MC), Gönül’den Gönüllere (1989) (Emre Plak), Sevmek İstiyorum (1993) (Elenor Plak), Forever (2010) (Ossi Müzik).

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