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Latif Bolat
Turkish Singer, Composer and Scholar of Turkish Music and Folklore

Latif Bolat was born in Mersin. After receiving his degree in music at Ankara State Conservatory and Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey, he received an additional degree from Ankara University and an MBA programme from San Francisco State University. In this way, he enlarged the scope of his research area from music to politics, culture, and history. His soundtrack and film works include soundtrack music for George Lucas Studios TV series “Young Indiana Jones”, PBS documentary “Mohammed: Legacy of a Prophet” and partial soundtrack for “Burn Notice” TV series in the USA. He attended conferences and appeared in concerts in many countries such as USA, Canada, England, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Scotch, Spain, Philippines, Singapore, Tunisia, Dubai, Sweden, Ireland, India, Romania, Macedonia, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Estonia, Latvia, Italia, Croatia, Georgia and Turkey. He is co-author of the Turkish mystic Sufi poetry translations and anthology, “Quarrelling with God: Mystic Rebel Sufi Poems of the Dervishes of Turkey”. He also released 5 CDs distributed worldwide. (