Composer, lute player (B. 21 September
1900, Silivri – D. 24 February 1977, Istanbul). He was raised in an environment
which was closely interested in music. His father played lute, his uncle and
brother kemençe (T.N. a small
three-stringed violin). He started at a young age to play lude and appeared in
musical sessions starting from the age of twelve. He quit his education in Saint
Benoit French High School in order to devote himself to music. When he was
fifteen he was known as “Udî Yorgo”. He started to make compositions at the age
of twenty. In 1928 he completed his first record in
Bacanos played the oud with a special technique, which made clear and brilliant sounds possible. He became famous with this new technique. In 1946 he joined the Turkish Music Performers Group of Istanbul Municipality Conservatory and continued his duty until his retirement in 1967.
SOME OF HIS WORKS:
Dalınca Gözüm Gözüne Şehâ (acemaşiran), Bir Yaz Gecesi Çamlıca Mehtâbına Geldin (hüseyni), Gülmedim Güldürmedin Bilmem Kabahat Kimdedir (hüzzam), Sevdâsı Henüz Sînede Gönlüm Gibi Sağdı (hüzzam), Neş'eyle Geçen Ömrümü Eyvâh Keder Ettin (kürdilihicazkar), Hâlâ Kanayan Kalbimi Aşk Ateşi Dağlar (mahur), Çöktü Artık Bir Perîşanlık Hayâlhâneme (maye).