Bekir Büyükarkın

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Bekir Büyükarkın
Born 1921
İstanbul, Turkey
Died 1998
İstanbul, Turkey
Genres Ottoman classical music Turkish makam music
Occupation(s) Lyrics author

Bekir Büyükarkın (1921–1998) was a Turkish poet, novelist and playwright. He graduated from Istanbul Vefa High School in 1939 and from the Istanbul University School of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 1942.

Büyükarkın worked at Türk Ticaret Bankası as a freelance accountant. Known for his novels and plays, he also wrote two unpublished poetry books. His play, Dökmeci, won the competition for stage plays organized by CHP in 1947.

Writings[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Eski Dost (1959)
  • Rüzgâr (1965)

Novels[edit]

  • Cadıların Kırbacı (1946)
  • Maske (1955)
  • Bir Sel Gibi (1962)
  • Son Akın (1963)
  • Belki Bir Gün (1965)
  • Suların Gölgesinde (1966)
  • Bozkırda Sabah (1969)
  • Tanyeri (1967)
  • Kutlu Dağ

Theatre[edit]

  • Dökmeci (1954),
  • Yarısı (1967)
  • Üç Oyun (Armutlar - Yolcular - Tanyeri / 1970)
  • Duman (1970)
  • İki Oyun (Duman - Keçiler / 1970)
  • Soytarı (1974)

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