Composer, poet, calligraphist (B. 1630, D. 1694,
In no time, he became famous as a poet, calligraphy, tambour
player, and especially as a composer. He composed Turkish poems, starting from
Mevlâna his Excellency, and his works spread out to the whole of Islam world.
He composed almost in any form of Turkish music, including classical songs and
folk songs. However, only eight or ten of his thousand
pieces could reach today. Near the end of his life, he joined the Divanı Ali
teachers and was appointed as an officer in Birun Kağıt Emaneti. He
raised many students, including the famous composer Itrî. One of the two
composition journals that Hafız Post prepared himself is kept in the
Gelse o şuh meclise nâz ü tegafül eylese (rast, yürük semai), Biz âlûde-i sâgar-ı bâdeyiz (rehavi, yürük semai), Hafız Post Mecmuası (a collection of lyrics).
REFERENCE: İbrahim Alaeddin Gövsa / Türk Meşhurları (1946), Vural Sözer / Müzik ve Müzisyenler Ansiklopedisi (s.167, 1964), Büyük Larousse (c. 8, s. 4930, 1986), Avni Anıl / Anılar ve Belgelerle Musikimiz (1981), Mehmet Nazmi Özalp / Türk Musikisi Tarihi (1986), Ana Britannica (c. 10, s. 261, 1987), Yılmaz Öztuna / Büyük Türk Musikisi Ansiklopedisi (1990), Ahmet Şahin Ak / Türk Musikisi Tarihi (2002), İhsan Işık / Ünlü Sanatçılar (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 5, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Fomous People (2013), Hafız Post (musikiklavuzu.net, erişim: 22 Aralık 2015), Hafız Post (islamansiklopedisi.info, erişim: 22 Aralık 2015), Hafız Post (turksanatmuzigi.org, erişim: 22 Aralık 2015).