COMPOSERS AND PERFORMERS
İSMAİL BAHA SÜRLELSAN
Ismail Baha Sürlelsan was born in 1912 in the city of Bursa. He was captivated by music at a very early age. Later he became well-known for his work in music education and musicology, and equally so for his compositions. One of the foremost composers of late period Turkish Art Music, Sürelsan was faithful to the rules of classical music in his works, and his melodic forms reflect a forward-looking approach. He died in1998.