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Ali Ufkî (né Wojciech Bobowski) (Composer)

Born: 1610, Bobowa, Poland

Died: 1675, Istanbul

Nationality: Polish

Wojciech Bobowski or Ali Ufki was a Polish, later Turkish musician and dragoman in the Ottoman Empire. He translated the Bible into Ottoman Turkish, composed an Ottoman Psalter, based on the Genevan metrical psalter, and wrote a grammar of the Ottoman Turkish language. His musical works are considered among the most important in 17th-century Ottoman music.

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