Funda Arar

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Funda Arar
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Background information
Birth name Funda Arar
Born (1975-04-08) April 8, 1975 (age 39)
Origin Turkey
Genres Anatolia Rock, Pop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, mandolin
Years active 1999–present
Website fundaarar.com.tr

Funda Arar (Turkish pronunciation: [funˈda aˈɾaɾ]) (born 8 April 1975, Ankara) is a Turkish singer.

Funda Arar spent her early childhood in Ankara, where she was born, and later in Muğla and Adapazarı. She studied at Istanbul Technical University's music conservatory, specialicizing in the mandolin. Her first album Sevgilerde came out in 1999, became a big hit, especially the song "Aysel". Sevgiliye was released a year later and included hits like "Seni Düşünürüm" and "Cesminaz" in collaboration with Kıraç.[1] Alagül and Sevda Yanığı, her third and fourth albums came out in 2002 and 2003, which had the songs "Haberin Var mı?", "Aşksız Kal".

Arar's album Son Dans was released in December 2005 following a long break. Recently, she released the much anticipated Rüya (2008) (Turkish classical music), in which she sang songs in a variety of makams such as Hicaz, Rast, Hüzzam, Muhayyerkürdî, Uşşak, Kürdîlihicazkâr, and Nihavend. In this album, she was accompanied by a master ensemble of (Turkish classical music) under the directorship of Yaşar Okyay.

Discography[edit]

  • 2000: Sevgilerde
  • 2001: Sevgiliye
  • 2002: Alagül
  • 2003: Sevda Yanığı
  • 2006: Son Dans
  • 2008: Rüya
  • 2009: Zamanın Eli
  • 2011: Aşkın Masum Çocukları
  • 2012: Sessiz Sinema
  • 2013: Hafıza (feat. Enbe Orkestrası)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkish Classical Music Concert by Funda Arar, İş Sanat (12 March 2014)

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