Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey (1919 – 1990)
Bülent Arel (b. Istanbul, 23 April 1919; d. Stony Brook, New York, 24 November 1990) was a Turkish-born composer of contemporary classical music and electronic music.
He was born in Istanbul, and studied composition at the Ankara Conservatory and sound engineering in Paris. He later taught at the Ankara Conservatory, established the Helikon Society of Contemporary Arts, and served as the first music director of Radio Ankara from 1951 to 1959. He was also a painter and sculptor, and several… read more
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