Erkin, Ulvi Cemal

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Erkin, Ulvi Cemal

Erkin, Ulvi Cemal, Turkish composer and teacher; b. Constantinople, March 14, 1906; d. Ankara, Sept. 15, 1972. He studied piano with Philipp in Paris and composition with Boulanger in Fontainebleau. Returning to Turkey, he became a piano instructor at the Ankara Cons. His works include Bay ram, tone poem (Ankara, May 11, 1934), 2 syms. (Ankara, April 20, 1946; 1948–51), Violin Concerto (Ankara, April 2, 1948), chamber music, and piano pieces.

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