Hakan Altun

Singer, Musical Artist

1972 –

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Who is Hakan Altun?

Hakan Altun is a Turkish singer and songwriter.

He was born in Istanbul. After finishing primary school, he attended the academy of music, where he completed his secondary, high and university education, thanks to his grandfather Hafız Zeki Altun. After graduation, he continued his music studies, earning a master's degree on Traditional Turkish Music. In the second year of his studies, he quit school and began his career in the Edirne State Choir as a lute artist. Before his military service, he performed in the most popular clubs of Istanbul. Then, he went to Ankara for his mandatory military service. There, Hakun Altun began to work on his first, self-titled album. He released a second album called Aglamak yok yuregim, followed by a third, Nefesimsim. His fourth album was Yaralı bir askın oykusu. He followed up with his fifth album, Hediye, and the sixth album, named Küstüm asklara.

Prominent as a composer, he has composed a number of songs popular with various Turkish singers. With his unique voice and idiosyncratic style of singing, he draws attention and appreciation from all music lovers. He can play the lute, cumbush, guitar and clavier.

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Born
Aug 13, 1972
Also known as
  • Altun, Hakan
Nationality
  • Turkey
Profession
Lived in
  • Istanbul

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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