(born 1937) is a Turkish folk music
writer and a virtuoso of the traditional Turkish instrument bağlama
. His profession in Turkish is known as halk şairi
, which literally means "folks poet".
He was born in 1937, in Kırtıllar, a village in Kırşehir to his father Muharrem Ertaş, also a halk şairi, and his mother Döne.
Neşet Ertaş interprets musical pieces of the Abdal tradition, following his father.