(1926 – 2006)
Cüneyd Orhon (1926-2006) was a Turkish musician in the classical tradition, playing kemençe.
Orhon was born in 1926 in Istanbul. He graduated from the School of Fine Arts, Department of Interior Design, Istanbul. He started to learn music in 1946 at the well-known Üsküdar Music Society, where he became the student of Emin Ongan, a celebrated, knowledgeable teacher and musician. The same year he started taking private kemençe (small violin or kit) lessons from Kemal Niyazi Seyhun, who had seen… read more
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