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Turkey's folk legend Neşet Ertaş dies

Turkey's folk legend Neşet Ertaş dies
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Renowned Turkish folk singer Neşet Ertaş has died, aged 74.

Known as a “halk ozanı,” which literally means “folk poet”, he was a master of the traditional Turkish stringed-instrument called the bağlama.

He passed away in hospital in the Aegean province of Izmir.