- Münir Nurettin Beken
(b Istanbul, March 23, 1934). Turkish composer and ethnomusicologist. He studied the violin with Seyfettin Asal and theory and harmony with Demirhan Altuğ and Cemal Reşit Rey. His compositions incorporate melodic and rhythmic elements of Turkish traditional musics. Tura’s musical Keşanlı Ali destanı...