Author • Turkish literature
He was born in Rize in 1971. He started his voice training in Dokuz Eylül University’s İzmir State Conservatory. He completed his education in 1994 and graduated from Bilkent University’s Music Faculty Voice Training Department. After Ankara State Opera and Ballet, he performed at İzmir State Opera and Ballet as a choir singer. Also being a positive dog trainer, Elbingil wrote articles about dog training in Popular Psychiatry Magazine. He prepared and presented radio shows. Children’s musical entitled Dodo the Detective Dog, written by Elbingil, was staged by İstanbul State Opera and Ballet in season 2016. Berk the Little Genius (Berk Mucit Oldu, 2016) is Elbingil’s first published children’s novel. And it’s followed by Berk Becomes an Opera Singer (Berk Operacı Oldu, 2017) and Berk and Chip Chip (Berk ve Çıp Çıp Dedektif Oldu, 2019). “Berk” series was illustrated by talented illustrator Merve Atılgan. Elbingil lives in İstanbul with his wife and daughter.