Omar Akhun

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Omar Akhun is a noted Uyghur composer and musical performer.[1] He is best known for his Muqam melodies, often composing in 12 muqams. He and Turdi Akhun in the 1950s recorded songs using this form and made it more systematic.[2]


  1. ^ "Cultural Politics and the Pragmatics of Resistance". Archived from the original on 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2017-09-10.
  2. ^ Northern Iraq info