(1907 – 1962)
Şükrü Tunar (1907-1962) was a Turkish clarinettist and composer.
Tunar was born in Edremit, a small town in the Aegean region of Turkey, the son of a worker. Although no-one else in his family had an interest in music, he attempted to play folk songs on a simple tin flute when he was a small child. At the age of seven he saw a soldier playing the clarinet and decided to learn to play. He became an acknowleged master of… read more
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