Teoman (singer)

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Teoman in 2013
Background information
Born (1967-11-20) November 20, 1967 (age 47)
Istanbul, Turkey
Origin Giresun, Turkey
Genres Alternative rock, soft rock, pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, actor
Years active 1984 - 2011 , 2012-present
Labels Avrupa Müzik, NR1 Müzik
Website teoman.com

Fazlı Teoman Yakupoğlu (born 20 November 1967, in Istanbul,[1] Turkey ), using the stage name Teoman, is a popular Turkish acoustic rock singer and song-writer. His biggest hits include "Paramparça" (All In Pieces), Senden Önce Senden Sonra (Before You, After You), 17 and Papatya (Daisy). On Papatya, Turkish female rock singer Özlem Tekin features as backing vocals. Şebnem Ferah has also featured on a couple of Teoman's tracks.

After studying business administration and mathematics at Bogazici University, he transferred to and graduated from the sociology department of the same university. He completed his graduate study on women studies at Istanbul University.

His formal music career was first started in his first band Mirage in 1986. Teoman staged with various bands for 10 years until his breakthrough song, "Ne Ekmek Ne de Su" (Neither Bread Nor Water) (music by Barlas Erinç- lyrics by Barlas Erinç and Teoman) which won the first prize in Roxy Müzik Günleri (Roxy Music Days). On August,4, 2011, he announced on his official website that he decided to quit music, indefinitely. Nevertheless, on November, 24, 2012 Teoman officially announced his return to music.


  • Eski Bir Rüya Uğruna (For the sake of an old dream) (2015)
  • Aşk ve gurur (Love and Pride) (2011)
  • Ruhun Sarışın (Your Blond Soul) (2010)
  • İnsanlık Halleri (The States of Humanity) (2009)
  • Söz Müzik Teoman (Music and Lyrics by Teoman) (2008)
  • Teoman-Bülent Ortaçgil Konser (Live Performance with Bülent Ortaçgil) (2007)
  • Renkli Rüyalar Oteli (Colorful Dreams Hotel) (2006)
  • Balans ve Manevra (Balance and Maneuver Soundtrack) (2005)
  • En güzel Hikayem (My Most Beautiful Story) (2004)
  • Teoman (aka Red Album) (2003)
  • Gönülçelen (Heart Stealer) (2001)
  • Onyedi (Seventeen) (2000)
  • O (She) (1998)
  • Teoman (1996)


  • Elephants and Grass (Filler ve Çimen) (2000)
  • Bank (2002)
  • Mumya Firarda (Runaway Mummy) (2002)
  • Balans ve Manevra (Balance and Maneuver) (2005) (actor, director, writer, composer and producer)
  • Romantik (Romantic) (2007) (actor, composer)
  • At the Bar (Barda) (2007)


  1. ^ "İki çocuk da akrabası çıktı". Sabah. 2008-05-29. Retrieved 14 November 2008. 

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