[HOLY SUFFERING: THE MOST IMPORTANT TURKISH SATIRIC POETRY] Azâb-i mukaddes. Forma 1-2. 2 books set.
NEYZEN TEVFIK [KOLAYLI], (Turkish poet), (1879-1953).
Neyzen Bucagi Külliyatindan / Sems Matbaasi / Mahmud Bey Matbaasi., [AR 1340], Ist., AD 1924.
Paperback. Demy 8vo. (21 x 15 cm). In Ottoman script. 2 books set: (16 p.; 16 p.). Portrait of Tevfik on the front covers. Roumi: 1340 = Gregorian: 1924. Özege 1414. Extremely rare First Ottoman Edition. Neyzen Tevfik was a Turkish / Ottoman poet and 'ney' master. He completed his primary education in Bodrum. He discontinued his studies at Izmir High School. After he met the famous satirists, Poet Esref and Tokadizade Sekip in Izmir, he started writing poetry. He learned to play the reed-flute from a barber in Urfa. In Istanbul, where he was sent to complete his education, he attended many riotous meetings. Although he was helped by Mehmet Akif Ersoy, he could not put his life in order. He stayed five years in Egypt where he had gone 1908. After his return, he often became ill because of his heavy drinking, and the famous doctor Mazhar Osman at Bakirköy Mental Hospital treated him. His life continued in a similarly unorganized way as he tried to make a living as a musician. He is buried in a family graveyard in Kartal. He was the best satire poet in the history of Turkish literature and also a valuable composer. There are many colorful anecdotes about his colorful life.
Turkish satyr Literature Sufism Musician