Hakan Altun

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Hakan Altun
Birth nameHakan Recep Altun[1]
Born (1972-08-13) 13 August 1972 (age 46)
Istanbul, Turkey
GenresArabesque, fantasy, Classical Turkish, Turkish folk
InstrumentsOud, cümbüş
Years active1998–present
  • Bay
  • Sindoma
  • Bora
  • Çınar
  • Esen
  • Poll

Hakan Altun (born 13 August 1972) is a Turkish singer, songwriter and instrumentalist.

He was born in Istanbul. After elementary school, he got a place in the academy of music, where he completed his secondary, high and university education, assisted by his grandfather Hafız Zeki Altun. After graduation bachelor of arts in music, he continued his studies focusing on Traditional Turkish Music. In his second year of post-graduate studies, he quit to pursue a career as an instrumentalist in the Edirne State Choir, playing the lute. Before a break for mandatory military service in Ankara, he performed in the most popular clubs in Istanbul. In TV interviews, he has stated that he composed his very first song "Hani Bekleyecektin" (You Promised You Would Wait) when he was in the army, motivated by his girlfriend's refusal to speak with him on the phone. After his eponymous first album, he went on to release Ağlamak Yok Yüreğim ("Never Cry My Heart"), Nefesimsim ("You're My Breath"), Yaralı Bir Aşkın Öyküsü ("Story of a Broken Heart"), Hediye ("Gift") and, Küstüm Aşklara ("I'm Cross with Loves") in addition to other albums.


  • Hakan (1999) (Bay Müzik)
  • Ağlamak Yok Yüreğim (2000) (Sindoma Müzik)
  • Nefesimsin (2002) (Sindoma Müzik/Bora Müzik)
  • Yaralı Bir Aşkın Öyküsü (2003) (Esen Müzik)
  • Hediye (2005) (Esen Müzik)
  • Küstüm Aşklara (2006) (Esen Müzik)
  • Aşk, Ayrılık ve Adam (2007) (Esen Müzik)
  • Aklın Bende Kalmasın (2008) (Çınar Müzik)
  • Tercihimdir (2010) (Çınar Müzik)
  • Senden Sonrası (2012) (Esen Müzik)
  • Dedemin İlahileri (2014) (Esen Müzik)
  • Aşk Lütfen Gel (2015) (Poll Production)


  1. ^ "MÜYORBİR Asil Üye Listesi" (PDF). muyorbir.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 April 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2017.

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