Mahsun Kirmizigül (born Abdullah Bazencir, March 26, 1969) is a Turkish singer songwriter, actor and director, scriptwriter, music composer, producer of Zaza origin (Turkic people converted to Zaza) . Mahsun Kirmizigül is also known as a businessman for his partnership in one of the leading music production companies, Prestij Müzik, in Turkey until the year 2002.
He was born on March 26, 1969 in Diyarbakir, Turkey as a member of a family of 22 children. He studied primary and secondary schools in Diyarbakir. He worked to contribute his family since his early ages. He started to sing for the weddings to save money. In 1984, he was invited to Istanbul to make an album for ‘Günes Plak’. He started to study in the Voice Department of Istanbul University-Turkish Music Conservatory. Mahsun Kirmizigül started his music studies in 1980 and made 8 amateur albums. His professional debut album “Alem Buysa Kral Sensin” was dropped in 1993 as a bomb in the music world and sat at the top of the music lists. In 1994, he joined Prestige Music Company as a producer. The artist won the acclaim with his film ‘Beyaz Melek’ which he wrote, directed and played. In 2009, he released Günesi Gördüm which he wrote, directed and played. In 2010, he released New York’ta Bes Minare which he wrote, directed, played and composed film’s music.