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Senar, who visited almost all provinces of Anatolia as invited, became the star of the stages in the 1970s. She was making her voice heard in different environments.

She was the diva of her era, who was the first to use the wired microphone, to organize the clothes of the instrumental team, to work non-stop, to add her unique voice to her attitude and stage designs, thus shedding light on those who will come after her, devoting her soul to Turkish Music and giving her soul to Turkish music.  

She gave her last concert at the age of 88 in Sepetçiler Mansion on an autumn day of 2006.

While she was on stage, her entire art life passed before her eyes. She remembered that she had seen Atatürk for the last time in 1938 and the last concert that she gave in Savarona.

She bid farewell to stages with her works “Cânâ rakibi handan edersin”, which Atatürk wanted, and then Selahattin Pınar's sad song, “Aşkınla sürünsem yine aşkınla delirsem”

The Diva of the Republic passed away at the age of 97 in Izmir. Upon the will of Senar, who passed away on February 8, 2015, Tatyos Efendi's composition which was the favourite Kürdilhicazkar's theme of Senar, “Ehli aşkın neşvegahı kuşe-i meyhanedir” was played upon her grave.

“ehl i aşkın neşvegâhı kûşe i meyhânedir

sâkiyâ uşşaki dil şâd eyleyen peymânedir

güft ü gûyi âleme aldanma hep efsânedir

sâkiyâ uşşâki dil şâd eyleyen peymânedir..”


Müzeyyen Senar was performing her art with such a high level of delicacy that now she has become the music itself. She stressed the lyric like a cannonball with her velvet voice. It was as if she was not singing, but telling us the lyrics. With this unique style, she was admired by those who listened to her and created her own theme. The theme of Müzeyyen...


Her spinning her raki glass around and drinking her raki...

Her breaking the apple with a crack...


Nobody forgot;

She was the anthology of the alaturka, the confrontationist of the melodies in the world and the unplanned...


It was as if that bayati theme work was written on the forehead of her;

"Nobody resembled her…"


arrangement: halil

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