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|Birth name||Osman Gökçe|
|Also known as||Piçoğlu Osman, Osman Bicioğlu, Bicoğlu, Piç Oğlu Osman|
Daylı, Görele, Sandjak of Giresun, Trabzon Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
|Died||31 May 1946
Black Sea Coast, Turkey
|Genres||Kemençe of the Black Sea|
|Associated acts||Tuzcuoğlu Mehmet Ali (Kodalak's tutor), Kodalak Halil Agha (Picoğlu's tutor), Durkaya Kemal İpşir, Mehmet Sırrı Öztürk, Katip Şadi|
Picoğlu Osman (Turkish: [piˈdʒoːɫu ˈosman]; Birth name: Osman Gökçe; born 1901[note 1], Daylı Village, Borough of Görele [note 2], Ottoman Empire-d. 31 May 1946, Turkish Black Sea coast, Republic of Turkey) was a Turkish kemençe player from the Eastern Black Sea Region in Turkey. He was also a famous composer and he is thought to be one of the best kemençe players.
He was born in Görele in Northeastern Turkey. His father's name was İsmail and his mother's name was Esma. His mother died in 1905 and his father died in 1912. In 1910, when he was at the age of 9, he began playing kemençe. Another kemençe player Kodalak Halil Agha taught him how to play kemençe. Then he attended traditional festivals and weddings and performed famous kemençe türküs.
Osman as a virtuoso
- "Gireson Eşref bey şarkısı"
- "Trabzon Kahya Şarkısı"
- "Gireson karşılaması (Karşılama)"
- "Trabzon Şarkısı (Fadime)"
- "Geminin İçineyum"
- "Romiko" (Gireson Milli Şarkısı)
- "Tamzara Havası"
- "Trabzon Sıksara Horon Havası"
- "Giresun Üstünde Vapur Bağırıyor"
- "Anlamıyorsun Beni" or (TRT: "Anam vay olsun beni")
He influenced a lot of kemençe players who are now among the best. Mehmet Sırrı Öztürk is an important kemençe player who is influenced by Picoğlu.