Arto Tunçboyaciyan, percussionist and singer, was born in
Turkey in 1957 of Armenian descent of the Anatolian root.
One of his greatest influences of music and life was his
brother Onno, musician himself, who encouraged Arto to
develop his character not just as a brother but as a friend
and as a musician.
At the age of 11, he began his career playing and
recording traditional music with his brother establishing
himself as a professional musician throughout Turkey and
Music is a fundamental element of his life, by which he
tries to communicate his great values: love, respect and