Thursday, May 5, 2011

Erosy, Mehmet Akif

Mehmet Akif Erosy(1873-1931), Turkish poet of Alabanian and Uzbek origin, Kosovo, author amd member of parliament. He wrote the lyrics of Turkish national anthem.
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Turkish national anthem - music composed by Osman Zeki Unger(1880-1958), Turkish composer and violin virtuoso. He served as the first conductor of the Presidental Symphony Orchestra of Turkey, further helped establish the State Conservatory of Turkey.

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