COMPOSERS AND PERFORMERS
Fahri Kopuz was born in Istanbul in 1882. In 1908, along with some of his friends, and under the leadership of Ismail Hakki Bey, he formed the "Mûsikî-i Osmanî Cemiyeti" (Ottoman Music Society). In 1939, Kopuz began working where he went on to become a conductor. He composed a great number of instrumental and vocal works. He died in Ankara in 1968.