Tuzcuoğlu Mehmet Ali

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Tuzcuoğlu Mehmet Ali Efendi
Birth name Mehmet Ali Bey
Also known as Tuzcuoğlu
Born 19th century
Görele, Ottoman Empire
Origin Görele, Turkey
Died 1870s
Görele, Ottoman Empire (present-day Görele, Giresun Province, Turkey)
Genres Kemençe
Occupation(s) Kemençe player
Years active 1870s

Tuzcuoğlu Mehmet Ali (Turkish: [tuzdʒuˈoːɫu ˈmeːmet ˈali], Ottoman Turkish: طوزجى اوغلى محمد على[citation needed]; born, lived and died in the 19th century, Görele, Ottoman Empire) was a Turkish kemençe player and horon music composer from Görele[1] in Giresun province. His song "Tuzcuoğlu Horon havası" is still played in Görele by kemençe players.

He was also a kemençe tutor. He tutored Kodalak Halil Ağa who was the tutor of Picoğlu Osman.[2]

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