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date: 23 October 2018

Saygun, A. Adnan (Ahmed Adnan Saygun) (b Izmir, 7 Sept. 1907; d Istanbul, 6 Jan. 1991). Turkish composer and ethnomusicologist. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):

Anthony Burton

As a young schoolteacher he was sent to study in Paris by President Atatürk. On his return he worked ...

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