O.Z. Livaneli


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in Ilgin, Turkey
June 20, 1946

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O.Z. Livaneli (in Turkish Zülfü Livaneli) born in 1946, is a singer, a composer, a bestselling Turkish author and a poet who is considered one of the most significant and influential authors and intellectuals of his time. His books have won numerous literary awards, both in his home country and abroad.

Although his novels are viewed as highly literary, Livaneli is considered the best selling contemporary author of Turkey today. The article A Festival of Musical Contrasts, which appeared in the International New York Times (9.7.2014) refers to Zuflu Livaneli as a composer.

Livaneli is known for his novels that interweave diverse social and historical backgrounds, figures, and incidents, such as in ‘Bliss’ which won the Barnes & Noble's ‘Discov
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Bir Kuşaktan Bir Kuşağa Zülfü Livaneli

Ömrünü müziğe, edebiyata ve sinemaya adadı… Hafızalarımıza kazınmış bestelerin, ellerimizden bırakamadığımız romanların ve hepimizin hayatında iz bırakan sinema filmlerinin yaratıcısı Zülfü Livaneli’yi; Sezen Aksu’dan, Fazıl Say’dan, Feridun Düzağaç’tan, Selda Bağcan’dan ...

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Kardeşimin Hikâyesi

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Huzursuzluk

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Son Ada

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Leyla'nın Evi

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Bir Kedi, Bir Adam, Bir Ölüm

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Konstantiniyye Oteli

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Bliss

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Engereğin Gözü

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Elia İle Yolculuk

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“Bu dünyada sana kötülük yapmak isteyen insanlar çıkacak karşına, ama unutma ki iyilik yapmak isteyenler de çıkacak. Kimi insanın yüreği karanlık, kimininki aydınlıktır. Geceyle gündüz gibi! Dünyanın kötülerle dolu olduğunu düşünüp küsme, herkesin iyi olduğunu düşünüp hayal kırıklığına uğrama! Kendini koru ..., insanlara karşı kendini koru!”
Zülfü Livaneli, Serenad

“Her insan bedeninin çürüyeceğini bilir ve bundan korkar. Ama çoğu insanın ruhu gövdesinden önce çürür; nedense bundan kimse korkmaz!”
Zülfü Livaneli, Kardeşimin Hikâyesi

“Ölümün kıyısı, ölümün kendisinden daha feci bir şeydir, bunu yaşayarak öğrendim. Bağlanmalar yüzünden aklını kaçırmanın kıyısında dolaşmıştım uzun süre. İçime karanlık yerleşmişti; bir türlü söküp atamadığım, kusamadığım, çıkaramadığım bir koyu karanlık.”
Zülfü Livaneli, Bir Kedi, Bir Adam, Bir Ölüm

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