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Bodrum’s Zeki Müren Museum

Zeki Müren Museum Bodrum TurkeyZeki Müren Museum Bodrum TurkeyWho is Zeki Müren?

Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of Zeki Müren before, I hadn’t either!  But then Jack Scott included a Museum I hadn’t heard of in his Top 5 list, and that inspired me to go on a fact finding mission.  Here’s what I found out:

Zeki Müren was a prominent Turkish singer, composer and actor. He was famous for his compelling voice, and precise articulation in his singing of both established Turkish classical music and contemporary songs.  You’ll find a lot of live footage of his performances on You Tube.

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Home in Bodrum

The last home of Turkey’s deceased favorite singer is now a museum. Worshipped much like Elvis Presley, Zeki Müren was a giant of the Turkish music scene.

zeki muren feathersHe died of a heart attack during a live performance on stage in the city of İzmir on September 24, 1996.

His death caused the greatest public grief in years and thousands of Turks attended his funeral.

Converted to a Museum

Zeki Müren’s house was converted into an Art Museum in June 8, 2000, and attracts a continual stream of visitors each year.

If you’ve have your fill of dusty relics and building from ancient times, why not get off the beaten track and get a slice of glamour at the Zeki Müren Museum.

Here’s a link to video of the Zeki Müren Museum

 

 

Notice

Zeki Müren Museum

Phone:  316 1939
Visiting Hours:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Address:  Zeki Müren Caddesi, No:19
Entrance Fee: 3 YTL

 

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