Aysel Teymurzadeh

Birth Nam: Aysel Məhəmməd qızı Teymurzadə

Place of Birth: Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union (now Azerbaijan)

Date of Birth: 25 April, 1989

Ethnicity: Azerbaijani, small amounts of Ukrainian and Russian

Aysel Teymurzadeh is an Azerbaijani pop and R&B singer. She represented Azerbaijan at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing third. She is also known as AySel.

Aysel is the daughter of a journalist and a university professor. She is married to Murad Adigozalov, who is director of the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Society. The couple has three children.

She is said to be a descendant of journalist and intellectual Hasan bey Zardabi (born Hasan bey Salim bey oghlu Malikov), who founded Akinchi, the first Azerbaijani-language newspaper, in 1875.

Her maternal grandmother was of Russian and Ukrainian descent.

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