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 Hacı Arif Bey

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Hacı Arif Bey

Birth
Istanbul, Turkey
Death 1885 (aged 53–54)
Istanbul, Turkey
Burial Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Memorial ID 16284352 View Source
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Turkish Composer. Most known for his compositions in the Sarki form, the most common secular form in Turkish classical music. He was married 3 times, was elected the head singer in the palace. Due to his closeness to the Sultan, he was responsible for teaching music to the women in the harem.

Bio by: Güner N. Akgün


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Güner N. Akgün
  • Added: 22 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16284352
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/16284352/hac%C4%B1-arif-bey : accessed ), memorial page for Hacı Arif Bey (1831–1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16284352, citing Yahya Efendi Dergahi Mezarligi, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey ; Maintained by Find A Grave .