Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Cantemir, Dimitrie

Dimitrie Cantemir(1673-1723), he was twice Prince of Moldova, a prolific man of letters-philosopher, historian, composer, musicologist, linquist, ethnographer and geographer. Some of his works are part of the regular repertory of Turkish music ensembles. He had around 40 compositions in the Ottoman music which few are performed today.

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