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Erden Bilgen had his first music lessons from his father Selim Bilgen. He worked with Hermann Neuling, Hans Nicolai, Jean Claude Bayeux trumpet, with A. Sommer music theory and Ercivan Saydam composition. He graduated from the Ankara State Conservatory in 1971.He played in the Presidency Symphony Orchestra between 1971 and 1978. In this period he also appeared in numerous TV and radio shows playing all types of music, varying from classical to pop, jazz, and Turkish folk music.